NAUGHTEN INCREASES FUNDS TO FIGHT THE SCOURGE OF ILLEGAL DUMPING

In Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Roscommon community groups urged to apply Describing illegal dumping as ‘economic and environmental treason’ Local Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD is allocating €2 million this year for a targeted crackdown on illegal dumping black spots across the country. Since being appointed as Minister for Environment Denis Naughten has led the charge against illegal dumping and …

€240,000 allocated for group water scheme enhancements

In Environment, Infrastructure, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Funding of €240,000 has been allocated to County Roscommon for the enhancement of group water schemes, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. “This is the initial block grant allocation under Measure 2 enhancement of existing group water schemes of the Rural Water Programme 2018, which has been allocated by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,” explained Minister Naughten. …

€260,000 allocated for group water scheme enhancements

In Environment, Infrastructure, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Funding of €240,000 has been allocated to County Galway for the enhancement of group water schemes, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. “This is the initial block grant allocation under Measure 2 enhancement of existing group water schemes of the Rural Water Programme 2018, which has been allocated by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,” explained Minister Naughten. …

Boil Water Notices at long last lifted from County Roscommon-Naughten

In Environment, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten can confirm that the final significant boil water notice in County Roscommon has now been lifted. Irish water has informed me that it has now been informed by the HSE that it can lift the boil water notice from the Ballinlough/Loughglynn Public Water Supply Scheme in County Roscommon affecting 3427 people. “The saga of boil water notices …

Ballaghaderreen fast charger replaced – Minister Naughten

In Energy, Environment, Infrastructure, News, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the ESB electric car charging point in Ballaghaderreen has now been replaced. It was recently brought to the attention of Minister Naughten that the fast charger in Ballaghaderreen, one of the first fast chargers in the country, was out of service. The charger was installed by ESB eCars but the as manufacturer had since …

Naughten kick-starts Biomass and Biogas Sectors with introduction of Support Scheme for Renewable Heat

In Energy, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

I have introduced a national Support Scheme for Renewable Heat after securing Government approval. The Scheme is designed to financially support the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems with renewable energy for large heat demand non-domestic users.  This covers commercial, industrial, agricultural, district heating, public sector and other non-domestic businesses and sectors (in the non-emissions trading sector). “The Support Scheme …

Naughten confirms €6million cleanup of Shannon blockages

In Environment, Infrastructure, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Meelick Weir to be removed Local Minister Denis Naughten has today confirmed that Government funding of €6million will be invested to remove 18 pinch points on the River Shannon. Minister Naughten is also pleased to confirm that the Meelick Weir just north of Lough Derg will be removed. “This investment, which is being spearheaded by Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is …

Naughten confirms €6million cleanup of Shannon blockages

In Environment, Infrastructure, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Meelick Weir to be removed   Local Minister Denis Naughten has today confirmed that Government funding of €6million will be invested to remove 18 pinch points on the River Shannon.   Minister Naughten is also pleased to confirm that the Meelick Weir just north of Lough Derg will be removed.    “This investment, which is being spearheaded by Minister Kevin …

Ballaghaderreen fast charger to be upgraded before end of year – Naughten

In Energy, Environment, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the ESB electric car charging point in Ballaghaderreen will be replaced before the end of the year. It was recently brought to the attention of Minister Naughten that the fast charger in Ballaghaderreen, one of the first fast chargers in the country, was out of service. The charger was installed by ESB eCars but …

Minister Denis Naughten confirms €37,800 allocation for Taughmaconnell flood works

In Environment, Infrastructure, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that Roscommon County Council has been allocated an additional €37,800  for flood relief works in Taughmaconnell. Welcoming the news Minister Denis Naughten said “The funding for minor flood mitigation in Taughmaconnell  will see works carried out to continue drainage works on the Kileglan River from Onagh to Racepark.  These works are practical steps to …