Campaign group highlights concern over water capacity impact for proposed Gort biogas plant

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A campaign group against plans to build a biogas plant in Gort has highlighted fresh concerns over possible water capacity impacts.

The group claims the proposed Gort biogas plant will seek an additional 120 million litres per year to feed its digesters.

The applicant Sustainable Bio-Energy Limited is awaiting a decision from An Bord Pleanála.

It’s after it lodged an appeal against the county council’s refusal of the plan in early 2020.

The plant would be located in the townlands of Ballynamantan, Kinincha and Glenbrack.

Ciaran O’ Donnell is spokesperson for the Gort Biogas campaign group – he told Keith Finnegan on Galway Talks, the water capacity impact would be considerable…