Dáil Éireann - Volume 512 - 07 December, 1999
Written Answers - Waste Management.
Mr. Sargent Mr. Sargent
261. Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the number  of regional authorities and local authorities which have carried out feasibility studies on thermal treatment of waste; and the consultants involved in each regional and local authority area. [26117/99]
Mr. D. Wallace Mr. D. Wallace
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment and Local Government (Mr. D. Wallace): During 1998 two international consultancy groups, led by M.C. O'Sullivan and Company Limited and incorporating expertise from Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands and the UK, carried out two EU-funded feasibility studies on thermal treatment of wastes in two distinct rural regions, the north-east and the mid-west, and in the Dublin region. These studies were commissioned respectively by Meath County Council, on behalf of eight local authorities in the two rural regions concerned and Dublin Corporation on behalf of the four local authorities in the Dublin region.
Dáil Éireann 512 Written Answers Waste Management.