State faces €40m bill for upkeep of landfills

The state is facing a bill of up to €40 million to cover the long-term cost of maintaining four landfills after refuse firm Greenstar went into receivership.

6th October, 2012

The state is facing a bill of up to €40 million to cover the long-term cost of maintaining four landfills after refuse firm Greenstar went into receivership, *The Sunday Business Post* has learned*.*

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is understood to be closely monitoring the receivership, amid concerns that the state will ultimately be left with responsibility for the sites. The landfills are in Meath, Galway and Wicklow.

Leading waste firms have expressed an interest...

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