Motion Co. Co. Sligo – oppose fracking

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Agenda of Adjourned January Ordinary Meeting of Sligo County Council to be held on Monday 27th January 2014 at 11am

18. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor J. Lundy

“In an effort to protect agriculture and tourism in Co. Sligo I will again ask that this Council oppose the practice of ‘fracking’ to extract gas from within our county.”

http://www.sligococo.ie/YourCouncil/CouncilAgendas/MeetingMainBody,30783,en.html

This was the motion that was put forward and unanimously agreed at yesterday’s meeting of Sligo County Council.

The councillors who spoke in support of the motion were:
Cllr Jerry Lundy (Fianna Fáil)
Cllr Declan Bree (Independent)
Cllr Seán McManus (Sinn Féin)
Cllr Michael Clarke (Independent)
Cllr Margaret Gormley (Independent)
Cllr Michael Fleming (Fine Gael)
Cllr Gerard Mullaney (Fine Gael)