Incident at Guerbert Ireland, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15

Date released: May 03 2019

The EPA is investigating an incident which occurred on the 1st May 2019 at Guerbet Ireland, Damastown, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 (Industrial Emissions Licence Register No. P0050-02). The incident, which was notified to the EPA, related to the incorrect handling of chemicals on site which resulted in an unauthorised air emission. Dublin Fire Service attended the incident and implemented local road closures.  These were lifted at approximately 4pm. 

EPA inspectors were on site and have commenced an investigation.

Guerbet Ireland are required to undertake a full investigation of the cause of the incident, identify the emissions and any environmental impact associated with the incident, and take corrective and preventative measures. A report on the investigation shall be submitted to the EPA for evaluation.