Monday 26 February 2018

Treacy Hogan: Hogan incinerates Gormley's plan to dump waste facility

Treacy Hogan

THE 'Hulk' Hogan has defeated the Jolly Green Giant with a knockdown sucker punch.

With one stroke of a pen, new Environment Minister Phil Hogan has undone years of opposition by predecessor John Gormley to the Poolbeg incinerator project in his Ringsend backyard.

The ace held by Mr Gormley was the plan to impose hefty levies on every tonne of waste being brought by the bin companies to the incinerator.

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