Envirogro plant waste found to be non hazardous.

Laboratory samples of the waste and soil at the former Envirogro composting plant in castleisland have found it to be non-hazardous. Concerns had been raised by residents in the area about health implications from the sludge. The Environment Protection Agency carried out detailed testing on the site and in the vicinity of the plant.Kerry County Council has said following the results of the test there is no health issue in relation to arsenic, copper, mercury, nickel or lead. The E.P.A. and Kerry County Council are currently finalizing an assessment of the site. According to Senior Executive Engineer with Kerry County Council Ger O Sullivan, it`s likely the sludge will be deposited at a landfill.

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