Thursday, 31 January 2019

Questions (207, 208, 209)

Timmy Dooley

Question:

207. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of applications received for the 2018 anti-illegal dumping initiative by county; the number of successful applicants by county; the amount distributed to date by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4864/19]

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Timmy Dooley

Question:

208. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amount spent under the 2017 anti-dumping initiative specifically on information and communications technology enforcement tools such as CCTV and drones; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4865/19]

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Timmy Dooley

Question:

209. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of applications received for the 2017 anti-illegal dumping initiative by county; the number of successful applicants by county; the amount distributed by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4866/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 207 to 209, inclusive, together.

The information requested by the Deputy is available on my Department’s website at the following links:

https://www.dccae.gov.ie/documents/ADI%202017%20Project%20County%20Breakdown.pdf

https://www.dccae.gov.ie/documents/20190129-ADI%202018%20Final.pdf

In 2018, 216 anti-dumping initiative applications were submitted, 201 of which were approved by the regional steering committees who select the projects using the criteria developed by the Waste Enforcement Regional Lead Authorities. In 2017, 245 applications were received with 204 approved for funding.