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Press coverage received and releases issued by CALNI opposing the Rose Energy/Moy Park chicken litter Incinerator on the shores of Lough Neagh.

Alternative solutions to Lough Neagh incinerator exist Officials tell Stormont committee

Yesterday officials from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) gave evidence to the DARD committee at Stormont on the Review of alternative technologies to fluidised bed combustion for poultry litter utilisation/disposal. Continue reading

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CALNI welcomes DARD Ministers renewed commitment to look at alternative technologies for disposal of poultry litter

Representatives of the Communities Against the Lough Neagh Incinerator (CALNI) met with DARD Minister Michelle ONeill MLA in Stormont yesterday to discuss various issues around the proposed Continue reading

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No approval yet for chicken-waste plant

The controversial chicken waste-burning power plant on the shores of Lough Neagh has yet to secure planning approval a year after former environment minister Edwin Poots indicated that the go-ahead would be given. Coupled with new environment minister Alex Attwood’s assurances that he will re-examine the application, the revelation raises fresh doubts over Rose Energy’s plans to build the incinerator near Glenavy in Co Antrim. Continue reading

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CALNI calls on Poots to come clean over plans for waste incinerator during election purdah period

The Communities Against the Lough Neagh Incinerator (CALNI) has today called on DUP Environment Minister Edwin Poots to either confirm or deny allegations that he intends to issue a hugely controversial planning approval notice during the Assembly election purdah period, … Continue reading

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Alternative to Glenavy Incinerator within reach if farmers given appropriate DETI backing

CALNI Chairman Ray Clarke has called on the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment to assist farmers to progress their own solutions for the disposal of poultry litter in Northern Ireland. Mr. Clarke’s remarks come in response to an assembly … Continue reading

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