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Legal briefs: Mallusk incinerator project back in court

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of legal news: 11 June-17 June, 2022

Mallusk incinerator project back in court

Former Stormont minister Nichola Mallon’s decision to refuse planning permission for an incinerator on the outskirts of north Belfast is heading to court. The waste management group that represents six councils and the company that hopes to build the £240 million facility at the Hightown quarry, Mallusk, have announced plans to challenge the decision announced in March.

Irish News

Dagenham illegal conversions result in £73K fine

A property manager who illegally converted two family homes in Dagenham, Essex, into eight flats without planning permission has been ordered to pay £73,850 by Barkingside Magistrates following enforcement action by the planning authority, the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Local Government Lawyer

ABP board members’ alleged conflicts of interest feature in Blackrock challenge

Two members of An Bord Pleanála who decided to grant planning permission for a fast-track development of more than 490 new homes in South County Dublin allegedly had conflicts of interest in the project, the High Court has heard in a case brought by residents challenging the go-ahead for the scheme at  St Teresa's House, Temple Hill, at Blackrock,

Irish Independent

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