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Top civil servant says incinerator decision 'in public interest'

The top civil servant who gave the go-ahead for a vast waste incinerator at the Hightown Quarry outside Belfast says he's taken the decision in the public interest.

Peter May, the permanent secretary at the Department for Infrastructure, has been criticised by most of the political parties for giving the green light to the controversial project without a minister in position.

He has been speaking to our Deputy Political Editor Tracey Magee.



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