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This website aims to be a source for everyone who is concerned, wants to learn more about the invasion of fracking, in Ireland, in Europe…… all over the world!

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Last Stop for High Profile Fracking Suit: Supreme Court

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Last Stop for High Profile Fracking Suit: Supreme Court

In striking Ernst appeal, Alberta court wraps blanket of immunity around regulator.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday, TheTyee.ca

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Albertan Jessica Ernst: Attempting to hold Alberta’s energy regulator responsible for fracking damage to her land.

The Alberta Court of Appeal has effectively ruled that one of the nation’s most powerful regulators can violate the nation’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms by banishing citizens and falsely branding them as a security threats. Continue reading

TTIP – MEPs position + contribution in Strasbourg 16 Sept.

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Replies from Martina Anderson, Lynn boylan, Deirdre Clune and Brian Crowley

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Martina  Anderson (SF NI) despite being told that they would bring me in with catch the eye he closed the session as he had too many requests -
 I was in the chamber throughout the debate.
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 Lynn Boylan MEP

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Report – The urgent case for a ban on fracking

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September 16th, 2014The Urgent Case for a Ban on Fracking

Report: urgent_case_for_ban_on_fracking

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In recent years, the term “fracking” has come to mean far more than just the specific process of extracting oil and natural gas by injecting large volumes of various mixes of water, sand and chemicals deep underground, at extreme pressure, to create fractures in targeted rock formations.

Today, the term “fracking” represents the host of problems that this dangerous practice entails. This report details evidence on the many reasons why fracking should be banned, including: Continue reading

TTIP – MEPs Luke Flanagan and Mairead McGuinness in the IFJ

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Irish Farmer Journal, 13 September 2014

Council votes against fracking despite warning Minister may overturn clause

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Read also: http://frackingfreeireland.org/2014/09/15/ban-in-the-development-plan-global-frack-down-stop-ttip-day-11-october/

Leitrim county councillors yesterday voted, for a second time, for an effective ban on fracking in their development plan – despite a warning that the clause was illegal and could be overturned by Minister for Environment Alan Kelly.

Next Monday, Minister for Energy Alex White will meet a joint delegation from Leitrim and Cavan county councils to discuss the issue of hydraulic fracturing for gas. Continue reading

Newsletter of the ECI campaign against TTIP & CETA

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Newsletter of the ECI campaign against TTIP & CETA Deutsche Version weiter unten! Version francaise ci-dessous! ====================================================== Dear friends, As you know we have worked tirelessly over the past couple of months to prepare for the start of the European Citizens’ Initiative against TTIP and CETA. Any day now, we expected to receive a registration number from the European Commission that would allow us to start the collection of 1 million signatures against these trade agreements.

Something very different happened instead. In a surprise move last Thursday the European Commission rejected our request to register the ECI! In an effort to stop our growing European movement, they argued that it was not possible to challenge the negotiation mandate for TTIP with an ECI. Continue reading

Shale gas in Poland – from exploration to exploitation

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Shale gas in Poland – from exploration to exploitation

here are 65 shale gas wells and drills in Poland, more than any other European country. The UK, the other EU member state with plans to develop the resource, has only a couple of wells.
Poland plans to build 50 new shale wells every 12 months over the next few years but currently, the focus is more on exploration than exploitation. It has granted 82 concessions to prospect for unconventional hydrocarbons, 72 of those are shale gas related.

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EU plans to cancel environmental policies

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EU plans to cancel environmental policies

By Nick Meynen

Translated from the Dutch version.

The announcement of the team of president-elect of the European commission Jean-Claude Juncker’s is like a corporate coup and destruction of 25 years of EU environmental policy making. That sums up the message from the biggest 1 Continue reading