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  • 1. Incineration
  • 2. Incinerators
    • Incinerators are factories that burn waste.
    • Incinerators have caused huge controversy in Ireland over the past few years.
    • Everywhere they are built local people protest against them.
    • This is because some scientists believe the fumes coming from the incinerators are carcinogenic.
    • However the companies running them state that they pose no risk to human health.
  • 3. Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork
  • 4. The Ringaskiddy Incinerators
    • A company called Indaver wants to build a large waste management site at Ringaskiddy
    • The plant will include a waste storage area AND 2 big incinerators
    • These incinerators would burn toxic waste brought from all over Ireland
    • The incinerated waste would be converted into ash
    • There would be some air emissions
  • 5. Think Time!
    • Why do you think local residents of Ringaskiddy might be unhappy with building the incinerator there?
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