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Residents want a say on proposed sewage plant

A Peel resident says the local community feels there has been no consultation about the proposed open sewage works in the town.

The Department of Transport wants to put the facility in a field just inside the residential boundary, adjacent to the Ballaterson Estate.

Last month the DoT sent some local commissioners and Peel MHK Tim Crookall to two sites in Northern Ireland, to see similar plants in operation and to discover if they created any odour.

Pauline McGee says in the United Kingdom such plants have always been constructed after talks with local people.

She says there are five considerations listed in the DoT commissioned Dalrymple report on the proposed plant in Peel:

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