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European Parliament

Irish Government

Department of communications, energy and natural resources

Access to information on the Environment

Living democracy
Peopel, Power, Participation and Change
Living Democracy is an online resource to encourage and support citizens to engage effectively with the decision-making system that affects their lives.
It is designed to help ordinary people to self-organise, realise their power and make change happen.

We the citizens

The foundation for the economics of sustainability

The risks of fracking


Natural Gas Watch –
A website full of fracking info, leaks, strategy of companies etc.

Natural gas for Europe  
Various European countries

FracFocus, the hydraulic fracturing chemical registry website.

Information about the petroleum distillates used and regulations

EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
with regards to secrecy about chemicals used:
Pollution Release and Transfer Register (PRTR),

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Pro Publica Archive – News Coverage of Hydraulic Fracturing

ProPublica archive and latest news on hydraulic fracturing

Studies and Reports

Other useful fracking links

Environmental Working Group on Fracking

Independent Petrolium Association of America

As Gas Drilling Spreads, Towns Stand Ground Over Control

Add Quakes to Rumblings Over Gas Rush

EPA: Natural Gas Extraction – Hydraulic Fracturing

U.S. Geological Survey

America’s Natural Gas Alliance

Drilling Down Series

International platform (for petitions etc)

Unconventional gas extraction companies

Tamboran – Australian based –  operating in the North West Carboniferous

Here you will find people connected with Tamboran, and DAVID ALAN FALVEY appointed as director on 3 Dec 2010

Questions asked to Tony and Richard of Tamboran on 08.09.2011, Carrick on Shannon Tamboran meeting about SLR and CDM.
SLR is consulting company which does for Tamboran the Environmental Baseline Studies.-
CDM will be used by Tamboran.CDM does a mobile laboratory, which cleans salts out of fracking waters, so waters get reused.

Lough Allen Natural Gas Company
– operating in the Lough Allen area

Enegi oil – operating in Clare basin

Cuadrilla, operating in the UK and the Netherlands (a.o.)

Petroceltic with a head office in Dublin

Support for landowners – no house insurance in fracking area

Environmental pillar of Social Partnership
Environmental Pillar members:An Taisce. Bat Conservation Ireland, BirdWatch Ireland. CELT – Centre for Ecological Living and Training. Coast Watch. Coomhola Salmon Trust. Crann. ECO UNESCO. Feasta.  Forest Friends. Friends of the Earth. Global Action Plan Ireland, Gluaiseacht. Grian. Hedge Laying Association of Ireland. Irish Doctors Environment Association. Irish Natural Forestry Foundation. Irish Peatland Conservation Council. Irish Seal Sanctuary. Irish Seed Saver Association. Irish Whale and Dolphin Group. Irish Wildlife Trust. The Organic Centre. Sonairte. Sustainable Ireland Cooperative. VOICE. Zero Waste Alliance Ireland

Irish Friends of the Environment

Irish Environmental Network

EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

END – Environmental Data Service (full text of articles is  only available to registered subscribers and free trialists.)

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