Upcoming Events

Cork | Environment

no events match your query!

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link An Garda Siochana is a corrupt police force

offsite link Catholic Church: The brutal truth Anthony

offsite link Catholic Church: Crimes against humanity Anthony

offsite link Fergus Finlay: Damaged by vile corruption? Anthony

offsite link Zimbabwe – Ireland: Same difference Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Not All That Tue Mar 28, 2017 23:16 | mod editor
This comment was chosen by moderator FK from the post “What happened and why”. This is an abridged version of a very long and detailed comment on military technical aspects

offsite link Syrian War Report ? March 28, 2017: ISIS Retreats From Northeastern Sweida Tue Mar 28, 2017 15:35 | Scott
https://southfront.org/syrian-war-rep... If you?re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn?t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or

offsite link World SITREP Heads and Tails Mon Mar 27, 2017 17:51 | Scott
Pentagon has finally discovered a “link between Russia and Libyan commander Haftar” Marine General Thomas Waldhauser, the head of U.S. forces in Africa told reporters on Friday March 24 that

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2017/03/26 ? Open Thread Sun Mar 26, 2017 19:00 | Herb Swanson
2017/03/26 18:00:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link Belarus March 2017 SITREP Sun Mar 26, 2017 00:49 | Scott
I haven’t written much about Belarus, and many reliable analysts also have been careful not to say anything, because everyone understood that Belarus would be next to be hit by

The Saker >>

Human Rights in Ireland
www.humanrights.ie

offsite link #Strike4Repeal: Strike Against the Citizens? Assembly? Wed Mar 08, 2017 07:51 | Máiréad Enright

offsite link Reflections on the Citizen?s Assembly (4): The Presentation of Dr. Dónal O?Mathúna Sun Feb 26, 2017 20:19 | GuestPost

offsite link Hague Justice Journal: Call for Papers Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:13 | GuestPost

offsite link Reflections on the Citizen?s Assembly (3): The Presentation of Dr. Joan McCarthy Tue Feb 14, 2017 14:01 | GuestPost

offsite link Reflections on the Citizens Assembly (2): The Presentation of Bobbie Farsides Tue Feb 07, 2017 05:44 | GuestPost

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link And what about voters attitudes in the UK to Brexit. 10:53 Wed Mar 29, 2017 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Brexit polling? 07:53 Wed Mar 29, 2017 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link What you want to say ? 29th of March, Week 13, 2017 03:26 Wed Mar 29, 2017 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Garda Patrol 18:36 Tue Mar 28, 2017 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link ?would not be prepared to recommend to Parliament?.. a settlement which was unequal or unfair? 13:59 Tue Mar 28, 2017 | irishelectionliterature

Cedar Lounge >>

Incinerator decision bites the dust for third time

category cork | environment | news report author Saturday January 21, 2017 23:00author by chase - Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment Report this post to the editors

An Bord Pleanala have postponed a decision on the Ringakiddy Incinerator Application for a third time. The decision was originally due on 12 July 2016, postponed to 26 October, then to 24 Jan 2017 and has been postponed again with “a proposed decision date not available at this time” according to Bord Pleanala’s website. (http://www.pleanala.ie/casenum/PA0045.htm)

delaysign.jpg

CHASE Chairperson Mary O’Leary said “CHASE understands Bord Pleanala’s reasoning that this is a complex case, which was the reason given for the original postponement of the ambitious 12 July deadline. We recognise thorough examination of the facts presented takes time.

However we struggle to understand the repeated postponement, particularly when serious irregularities in dioxin figures in Indaver’s application were exposed on the final day, which led to hearing Inspector Derek Daly saying it brought “the veracity of documentation in question”. (http://chasecorkharbour.com/serious-dioxin-figure-irreg...lose/)

Invaders incinerator proposal has cast a shadow over the community for 16 years. This current application drew objections from the Department of Defence, PDForra, all local TD’s including Fianna Fail party Leader Micheal Martin and Minister Simon Coveney (then Minister for Defence), as well as from staff at the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) directly across the road from the proposed site.

The decision has now been postponed to over 6 months beyond the original deadline. It is the view of CHASE that if information submitted in the application is not adequate to merit a decision within a reasonable timeframe to meet with Strategic Infrastructure principles and aims, then it should be refused.”

This third application from Indaver Ireland for a 240,000 tonne incinerator was lodged with An Bord Pleanala on 13 Jan, 2016 following the Bords refusal for the previous application in June 2011.

The community met Bord Pleanala’s 9 March deadline for submissions, having been refused requests for an extension to this deadline, despite the volume and complexity of the material submitted in the application. A month long Oral Hearing at the Carrigaline Court Hotel (19 April – 17 May 2016) followed.

Related Link: http://chasecorkharbour.com/incinerator-decision-bites-...time/
© 2001-2017 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy