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Poolbeg incinerator ‘war of words’: a useful safety valve for Minister

The latest ‘war of words’ between Minister John Gormley and City Manager John Tierney, each dissing the other’s report, is serving a useful safety valve for the Minister – as the plant will be located in Ringsend slap bang in the Minister’s constituency.   At least he can show his constituents he can stand up to the City Council. 

But I can’t see him being able to stop the project at this stage, a contract has been signed and all the relevant permissions in law have been granted.

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