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Describing dumping as “economic and environmental treason”, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten is allocating €2m this year for a targeted crackdown on illegal dumping black spots across the country.
Fianna Fáil deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy says he is standing behind the people of Ballinasloe in their objection to the proposal for a waste transfer station at Poolboy, warning that the proposal could lead to the installation of an incinerator in the future.
The final Galway City Council meeting of 2017 was held last Monday and had some interesting issues to relay to you. Three sets of Minutes again dominated the early part of the agenda taking over 75 minutes to get through. Although this is a radical improvement it continues to be a huge waste of time. If every councilor wishes to speak for three minutes and seek further clarification on each matter under discussion then we are doomed to spend considerable wasted time on non-productive matter discussing what has happened in the past at the expense of what can be done in the future.
Mayor of Athlone, Aengus O’Rourke, says illegal dumping has now reached crisis proportions.
WEEE Ireland will host two free public collection days this month for recycling eletrical waste in Galway.
Irish households must become more active in preventing food waste and managing their food waste appropriately, according to a new campaign run by the three Regional Waste Management Offices.
There is no budget allocation in the Ballina Municipal District for the picking up of rubbish that is dumped illegally in the area, the coucillors in the district was told this week. Independent councillor Seamus Weir raised the issue at the January meeting on Wednesday and listed a number of sites in his area where illegal dumping was happening. He later told the meeting that he raised the issue because he had been informed that there was no budget put aside to clean it up.
Cllr Colette Connolly has urged the public to avail of GCC’s initiative to provide a free hazardous waste disposal service for householders living in Galway City this Saturday, November 19.
Confirmation this week that Irish Water has approved the interim upgrade of the Athlone Waste Water Treatment Plant at a cost of €3.3m will facilitate greater economic development in the area, according to Longford-Westmeath Independent Deputy, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.
Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has called on the council and Gardaí to get tough on illegal dumping in light of the latest spree in Moate, Moyvoughly, Drumraney, and Mount Temple during last weekend.