Glenties pollution investigation

Donegal County Council is investigating complaints of pollution in Glenties close to the in the Owenea river.

The council said it has received information about alleged pollution and it is currently being investigated. An elderly couple are understood to have moved from their home due to the leak. The investigation follows a complaint from a member of the public. The complaint is understood to refer to a leak from a domestic oil tank. It’s thought oil is entering storm water drains which lead directly into the river.




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