State dropped legal actions in Cork pollution case

The government dropped legal actions in relation to the cost of cleaning up the former steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork four years after it was warned that pollution from the site could pose a high risk to the health of local residents.

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Ian Kehoe

5th July, 2008

The government dropped legal actions in relation to the cost of cleaning up the former steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork four years after it was warned that pollution from the site could pose a high risk to the health of local residents.

The state had been attempting to force the liquidator of the defunct Irish Ispat steel plant to cover the cost of cleaning up the site, but dropped all outstanding actions in early...

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