High Court rules against An Taisce’s legal challenge to Glanbia cheese plant
A decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for the €150 million dairy factory has been upheld despite environmental group’s concerns
The High Court has upheld a decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission to Glanbia Ireland, the largest dairy processor in the country, to build a new continental cheese plant in Belview, Co Kilkenny.
An Taisce, the environmental NGO, had opposed the new facility on the grounds that the planning board had failed to take into account the full environmental and climate impact of the proposed factory.
In November An Taisce...
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The €150m factory in Belview would be the largest ever foreign direct investment in the Irish dairy sector. But An Taisce, which says it will lead to increased carbon emissions and damage water quality, is trying to stop it