PRUSSELSTOWN LANDFILL (Kildare County Council) *

No AA on EPA site, but EPA has requested one (Jan 2021)

The reason for this determination is as follows:
• Landfill leachate is being generated within the site and there is a risk of its migration into the
underlying sand & gravel aquifer.
• The Environmental Risk Assessment states that the groundwater flow direction beneath the
site is to the south/ south-west towards the River Barrow. Hence, there is a hydrological
connection between the closed landfill and the River Barrow and River Nore SAC (site code:

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