Dáil Éireann - Volume 430 - 11 May, 1993

Written Answers. - Milford Dump.

146. Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for the Environment if he approved the extension to the dump at Powerston, Milford, County Carlow.

147. Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for the Environment if he will provide Deputy Trevor Sargent with all the information available to him concerning Milford dump in County Carlow.

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Browne, Wexford): I propose to take Questions Nos. 146 and 147 together. I refer to the reply to Question No. 41 on 4 March 1993.

My Department, in December 1991, approved the raising of a loan of £312,000 by Carlow County Council to finance the development of an extension to the landfill site at Powerstown. Further information regarding this development should appropriately be sought from Carlow County Council.