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Press Release: Ireland named & shamed at international awards ceremony for subsidising peat burning

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Immediate Release Ireland was among nine countries named and shamed at the Fossil Fuel Subsidy Awards ceremony in Brussels today for the Government’s commitment to subsidise peat burning for electricity generation. Ireland was crowned number one for giving Sneaky Special Treatment to peat-burning at today’s medal ceremony, hosted by Climate Action Network – a coalition of European environmental NGOs. Our …

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Burning peat is costing our environment and the taxpayer dearly and needs to stop

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The Environmental Pillar condemns the decision to continue burning peat in power stations past 2019 and calls for a transition to sustainable jobs in the Midlands. The Environmental Pillar, an advocacy coalition made up of 28 Irish environmental NGOs, is calling for a reversal of the decision by ESB and Bord na Móna to continue to operate two peat-fired power …

Ian CareyBurning peat is costing our environment and the taxpayer dearly and needs to stop