On the day it announced it had saved up to £70 million a year for the previous Government the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC) had its funding axed.
Plans for an eco-park could create 1000 construction jobs as well as supplying Dublin's and Midland counties' water needs.
Plans for a £40 million energy from waste (EFW) plant have gone back to the drawing board after being thrown out by ministers.
Plans to transform a former garage and another brownfield site into housing have been agreed by a local authority.
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