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BREAKING: Irish Cement gets EPA go-ahead for €10m Limerick plan

THE Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has cleared the way for Irish Cement to change its process at its Mungret factory.

This afternoon, the regulator contacted members of Limerick Against Pollution (LAP), which has fought against the proposal since 2015, to confirm it has granted a licence to Irish Cement to switch away from fossil fuels in Castlemungret.

In effect, this represents the final piece of the jigsaw for the firm, which has already secured permission from An Bord Pleanala to construct the physical aspects of its new proposal.

Now, the EPA has green lit the burning of new fuels including used tyres, solid recovered waste and a number of other substances.

Read the full story at The Limerick Leader