Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1535)

Lisa Chambers


1535. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the level of funding provided to Mayo County Council for clean-up projects in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36337/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

In recognition of the impact of illegal dumping on communities across the country, my Department developed the Anti-Dumping Initiative (ADI) to identify high risk or problem areas, develop appropriate enforcement responses and carry out clean-up operations in partnership with local authorities and community organisations. My Department has provided funding of €1.2 million and €1.8 million to the ADI in 2017 and 2018 respectively. A further allocation of €3 million is being made available this year which will support over 280 projects across the country.

Details of this year’s allocations and the projects funded by the ADI in 2017 and 2018, including allocations made to Mayo County Council can be accessed on my Department's website at the following link: