to An Bord Pleanala Feb 2010
CHASE Submissions --
Submissions to various local and national plans, reviews and reports.
Ireland need to build incinerators?
EU Commission question and answer.
or Burn? A Social Cost Comparison of Final Waste Disposal Methods
FEEM Working Paper 2003.
of Household Waste in Ireland
Third Report of the Joint Committee on the Environment and Local Government,
to Minister of Health
Letter to Minister of Health from CHASE, highlighting health risks
associated with Ringaskiddy incinerators and the latest research evidence.
Health Effects of Waste Incinerators
4th Report of the British Society for Ecological Medicine (Dec. 2005)
concludes that no new waste incinerators should be built. "Incinerators
are in reality particulate generators, and their use cannot be justified
now that it is clear how toxic and carcinogenic fine particulates
Fact Sheet - Particulate matter air pollution: how it harms health
Emissions from incinerators include fine particulates [dust]. This
fact sheet outlines the harmful health effects of these particulates.
Convention - Simplified Guide
A simplified guide to the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information,
Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental
Consultation 'Problem' (pdf)
CHASE chairperson, Mary O'Leary, addresses Irish Planning
Institute's annual conference in Cork.
to view PowerPoint presentation.
Incinerator - Why Be Concerned? (pdf)
CHASE overview of issues.
Objections and Appeals- What Access to Justice? (pdf)
Solicitor Joe Noonan addresses Law & the Environment Conference
"Legal and regulatory structures are geared against effective
public access and the attitudes of decision makers are not supportive
of those seeking access to justice in the area of environmental regulation."
Creation: Do not Burn it (1) Respect
Creation: Do not Burn it (2)
INCINERATORS - A wasteful and inefficient technology - Articles by
Fr. Sean mcDonagh SSC, internationally renowned ecological theologian,
missionary priest, expert on the environment and author of numerous
books and articles on the environment.
Guidelines for Site Selection for Hazardous Waste Incinerators
World Health Organization guidelines set out 14 criteria for excluding
locations as sites for hazardous waste incinerators. Ringaskiddy fails
13 of these.
to Toxic Waste Incinerators for Cork Harbour
Article and comments on Indymedia Ireland website.
is their Product
Industry groups are fighting government regulation by fomenting scientific
Conflicts of interest, 'seeding results' and a broken monitoring system
erode the public's trust.
Ireland 2005 Conference Papers
This conference was held with the support of the EPA, to consider
the most significant developments in environmental policy North and
South; the future environmental policy agenda; best practice environmental
management and emerging issues and new technologies.