Lusk Landfill Site To Get Go-Ahead

Plans to develop a refuse landfill site at Lusk in Co Dublin are set to get the go-ahead after the Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed decision to grant a license.

Fingal County Council want to develop the site, which would take in around 500,000 tonnes of non-hazardous waste each year, in Nevitt.

The EPA proposed to grant the license after studying more than 100 submissions, as well as an environmental impact statement from the council.

However, the proposed decision has more than 130 conditions, including the control of emissions from the site and the collection and treatment of any leached material from the site.

Any parties opposed to the EPA's decision now have 28 days to register their objections before the Board of Directors make the final decision on whether or not to grant the license.


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