“It’s just, I don’t know. I don’t know what’s going to happen. There’s an awful thing over the place with people being sick,” says Annette Flanagan.
An EPA protocol says any illegal landfill near homes “should” be remediated in “the shortest practicable time”, and after assessing what’s in it. An FOI response suggests no assessment has been done.
From cutting waste to reducing air miles on products they sell, several businesses in Phibsboro have set themselves goals for being more environmentally friendly.
At recent council meetings, council officials talked about changes to light sequences to make junctions safer for cyclists, and electric bike shares.
Waste management was high on the list of issues our readers told us they’d like to hear candidates running in May’s local election talk about tackling.
Would it be unfair to new candidates? Or is it worth it to declutter, and go green?
“We are making a difference now, we are,” says Mark Haid, who is part of the Green Ribbon Project team. “I can see it myself now.”
Last Thursday, a big digger dipped its mechanical arm into the back of a truck, grabbed some rubble and scattered it around.
The largest Dublin fatberg council engineer Colin Fitzpatrick says he’s heard about was under South Great George’s Street about eight years ago.
Here’s some of what councillors talked about at their first full meeting of the year at City Hall.