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Dublin Waste to Energy in Ringsend. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Leading technology firms based in the State are “lawyering up” and behaving in a “more combative” manner ahead of expected multimillion euro fines for(...)

Dublin District Heating Scheme will be linked to Covanta’s waste-to-energy plant in Ringsend. Construction is expected to begin by 2020. Photograph: Eric Luke

There are many thousands of heat sources in Irish cities and large towns wasting vast amounts of energy which could be harnessed to provide cheap, low(...)

Covanta exports bottom ash in 4,000 tonne shipments from the South Docks to the Netherlands. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

While the Poolbeg incinerator burns up 600,000 tonnes of waste a year, it does not completely eliminate it. Almost 20 per cent of waste, or 115,000 to(...)

Poolbeg incinerator operator is to apply to An Bord Pleanála to take 15 per cent more waste than the plant’s current 600,000 tonne limit. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The operators of Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator have confirmed they will seek permission this year to burn an additional 90,000 tonnes of waste annually(...)

An environmental specialist said that although the increase in trucks is a justifiable concern, overall the plant is not having a negative impact. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The potential expansion of Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator has met with mixed reaction in Sandymount. The operators of the plant have sought talks with(...)

Covanta has now sought “pre-application consultations” for a 15% increase in capacity. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The operators of Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator are seeking talks with An Bord Pleanála on the potential to burn an additional 90,000 tonnes of waste an(...)

The plans were submitted to An Bord Pleanála on Wednesday.

Irish Water has submitted planning permission for an €80 million upgrade of the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant as part of an ongoing €400 million(...)

Poolbeg incinerator in  Ringsend. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The operator of the Poolbeg incinerator has been fined €1,000 and ordered to pay €14,000 in costs after a “glitch” led to breaking its environmental p(...)

Dublin’s new waste incinerator in Poolbeg is operating at full capacity, and processing approximately 1,800 tonnes of solid waste per day.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The operators of Dublin’s new waste incinerator in Poolbeg have said it is operating at full capacity, and processing approximately 1,800 tonnes of so(...)

The incinerator at Poolbeg, Ringsend, Dublin. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is carrying out a criminal investigation into a lime leak at the Poolbeg incinerator, in June, which resulted in(...)

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