Senator O’Domhnaill clashes with Minister Hogan over proposed landfill levies

first_imgNews Twitter By News Highland – July 27, 2011 Facebook WhatsApp 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Donegal Senator Brian O’Domhnaill has clashed with Environment MInister Phil Hogan over proposalsd top increase the amount of money charged at landfill sites.During as debate on the Environment Bill, Senator O’Domhnaill said sharp increases in landfill levies double household waste collection in Donegal to ass much as €800 per year.He said this will lead to people refusing to pay waste collectors, and choose to get rid of their own waste instead………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/brian830.mp3[/podcast]Responding, Minister Hogan said that EU directives mean that the amount gioing to landfill must be reduced, and the best way to do that is to make it more worthwhile to reuse and recycle.Minister Hogan told the Seanad that at present, it is cheaper to send waste to landfill, and that is not sustainable.He says behaviour has to be changed…………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/hogan830.mp3[/podcast]center_img Senator O’Domhnaill clashes with Minister Hogan over proposed landfill levies Pinterest WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Previous articlePringle urges people to oppose ‘household charge’Next articleHighland listeners back ban on smoking in cars News Highland Google+last_img

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