SEPTIC TANKS: FEE WILL BE €50, AS GOVERNMENT DOES U-TURN

first_imgThe Government did a massive u-turn today on plans to charge people in Donegal a small fortune to have septic tanks inspected.Householders with a septic tank will have to pay a registration fee of no more than €50, said Environment Minister Phil Hogan.Mr Hogan said it was a modest payment and said that following the initial registration householders would not be required to register their systems for several years. He said it could be five years between each registration. The minister accused the farmers union the IFA and opposition politicians and others of using scare tactics in suggesting that a fee of €300 could be demanded by the Government.However homeowners who have old-style tanks will be forced to replace them – costing up to €5,000.SEPTIC TANKS: FEE WILL BE €50, AS GOVERNMENT DOES U-TURN was last modified: September 14th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:septic tank cseptic tank chargelast_img

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