Articles posted in 'Environment'

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Bin waivers

The Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government, Phil Hogan, told Robert Dowds (Lab, Dublin MW) that he had concluded in September 2011 a consultation on franchise-bidding for local authority waste collection (Dail Eireann, Debates, 14th June 2012, 735-6)….

Round-up of reports due from government

The Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch, told Brian Walsh (FG, Galway W) that the Value for Money and Policy review (VFMPR) on disability services was well advanced and, if accepted by government, would be published…

Social partnership, appointments, dissolution of Comhar, Library Council

Creation of new state agencies in economic field The Taoiseach told Micheal Martin (FF, Cork SC) that he had met members of the social partnership organizations, including the environment pillar and the voluntary and community pillar, when he addressed the…

Funding for waste and recycling by voluntary and community groups

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, told Joanna Tuffy (Lab, Dublin MW) that he would shortly announce the 2011 fund for small-scale, local environmental projects for waste reduction, recycling and public awareness under the Local…

Cold winter, fuel poverty and carbon tax

The Minister¬† for Social and Family Affairs, Mary Hanafin, announced that an inter-departmental group on energy affordability had been established to look at the implications of the carbon tax announced in the 2010 budget (Dail Eireann, Debates, 19th January 2010,…

Limerick regeneration

Progress of the Limerick regeneration project continued to attract attention, with an adjournment debate on 9th February (Dail Eireann, Debates, 9th February 2010, 653 – 9).¬† Michael Noonan (FG, Limerick E) told the Dail that 400 houses had been demolished…