Declan Breathnach TD Louth (and East Meath)

7th August 2019

 

CCTV is stamping out littering in Drogheda and should be rolled out across Louth- Breathnach

– Out of the 84 litter fines issued by Louth County Council in July 70 were in Drogheda-
Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach has said the CCTV programme to combat litter in Drogheda has worked; and welcomes the announcement from Louth County Council that the programme will be concentrated on other areas in Louth in the coming months.

 

“In July, the Council issued 84 litter fines. 70 of these were in Drogheda, 8 were in in Dundalk and then 6 in the rest of the County. These stats are a clear sign that the CCTV Programme in Drogheda has been a huge success.”

 

“Illegal dumping takes up a lot of Council time and resources. Hitting litterers and dumpers with a fine is often the only way to stop them. I’m glad Louth County Council have said A CCTV programme under the 2019 Anti-Dumping initiative will be rolled out in other areas across Louth. I’m sure this will lead to more fines and as a result, less litter in our towns and villages.”

 

-Ends-   Declan Breathnach T.D., Leinster House, Dublin 2 (Declan – 087 2697638) (T) 01 6183549 (Email)  declan.breathnach@oireachtas.ie