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LOCALS AIR CONCERNS OVER CARRICKMACROSS SLUDGE DUMPING

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28 Oct 2011 One Comment
LOCALS AIR CONCERNS OVER CARRICKMACROSS SLUDGE DUMPING

By PATSY McARDLE FARMERS and other residents in the South Monaghan area have expressed strong condemnation over the dumping last week of diesel sludge—a product of illicit fuel laundering by racketeers—on the Crossmaglen Road outside Carrickmacross. Last week, a Monaghan county council environment team was called to deal with a possible pollution threat posed by the illicit dumping. The emergency clearance operation was necessary to prevent diesel sludge—the substance left after a fuel “doctoring” operation to remove colouring from tax-rebated fuel so that it ...