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04 Oct 2022

Dumping of diesel sludge continues in Louth, with the cleanup set to cost over €100,000 so far in 2021

Diesel sludge dumped in north Louth

An IBC of diesel sludge

The dumping of diesel sludge has continued in Louth, with ten intermediate bulk containers (IBC’s) filled with the waste being recovered in August.

The waste, which is created through diesel laundering, cost Louth County Council a total of €12,483.27 to clean up and dispose of the material.

So far in 2021, there have been 94 IBC’s worth of diesel laundering waste recovered around Louth.

In total, this has cost LCC €117,342.74 to clean up and dispose of the waste.

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