Clune, Deirdre

Tuesday, 6 November 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 543 No. 2

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Priority Questions. - Waste Disposal.

Asked the minister: if his attention has been drawn to the extent of illegal dumping; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The Minister of State said he is aware that some illegal dumping is taking place. Has he any idea of its extent? I have received numerous reports of illegal dumps in various parts of the country but n...More Button

The Minister of State said there are at least 200 in Wicklow—More Button

I know. I have seen other press reports as well. It is not good enough to say this is a matter for the local authorities. It is a matter for the Minister with responsibility for the envir onment to en...More Button

Is the Minister of State happy with the progress of the local authorities?More Button

Those involved in creating the 200 dumps in Wicklow have been allowed to go unprosecuted and that is just one figure being quoted. People will see they can get away with such practices.More Button

Other Questions. - Private Rented Accommodation.

Question No. 75 deals with rental accommodation. The issue of non-registration by landlords with their local authorities is continually arising. People who have been approved for rent allowances by he...More Button

Other Questions. - Disposal of Vehicles.

End-of-life vehicles are classed as hazardous waste. Is the Minister of State suggesting that he will have regulations in place by next April to comply with the directive's requirements? Will the dire...More Button

We cannot meet our recycling requirements in other areas so we will not meet these targets given the Government's record on recycling.More Button

Order of Business.

The proposed road safety legislation is urgent and recently the National Safety Council expressed its concern at the delay in its implementation. Will the Taoiseach assure us that it will be brought b...More Button

Written Answers. - Waste Management.

Asked the minister: the amount of packaging waste which was recycled in 1999, 2000 and to date in 2001; the way in which this figure is measured; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Air Pollution.

Asked the minister: the number of prosecutions per annum over the past five years in Dublin and Cork for the burning or sale of bituminous coal; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button


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