The questions left unanswered following the midlands power plant closures
Senior Bord na Móna staff are asking why the government did not oppose An Bord Pleanála, and claim Richard Bruton’s plan to train workers to retrofit homes is nonsense
It is not surprising that some felt betrayed by the announcement last week that the power stations in Shannonbridge and Lanesboro would be closed years ahead of schedule.
Four years ago, Bord na Móna said it would completely phase out its peat harvesting operations by 2030. Workers and communities alike were warned of what was to come, but in the meantime, they were assured that measures would be put in place to transition the organisation...
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