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Secondary economic 6 new

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Secondary economic 6 new

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

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