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Jobs warning over incinerator

Construction of the controversial Poolbeg incinerator will put 2,000 people out of work and cost Dubliners between €200million and €400million, according to Brendan Keane, director of the Irish Waste Management Association.

27th November, 2010

Construction of the controversial Poolbeg incinerator will put 2,000 people out of work and cost Dubliners between €200million and €400million, according to Brendan Keane, director of the Irish Waste Management Association.

Keane said that the construction of the site would stagnate recycling and expose Ireland to EU fines for missing specific waste targets.

‘‘A thousand jobs in the waste industry will go, and another thousand in ancillary services arising from that,” Keane told the...

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