Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live
Facebook

MHK says hazardous waste spill clear-up will be expensive

Mon, 13 Apr 2015

Hazardous waste spilled on the roads on the way to Poortown Quarry - Picture courtesy of Matthew Wadsworth.
Hazardous waste spilled on the roads on the way to Poortown Quarry - Picture courtesy of Matthew Wadsworth.

Hazardous waste spilled on the way from Peel Marina to the quarry site on Poortown Road has incensed local residents - and will be expensive to clean up.

Potentially contaminated mud has been deposited across streets and pavements in and around Peel.

Trucks carrying silt have also been seen queuing on the road - contradicting the Department of Infrastructure's risk review.

German Parish Commissioners says it's disappointed that the work has started before a public consultation was undertaken and sound environmental protection measures have been put in place.

The commissioners have called a public meeting on 16th April at 7:30pm in St. Johns Methodist Hall.

Onchan MHK David Quirk witnessed it happening, he says it won't be cheap to remedy:


Media

  • David Quirk MHK

Bookmark and Share

 

 

Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed