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Open letter Calling for a Public Consultation for the proposed LNG terminal at Shannon.

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Open letter Calling for a Public Consultation on the requested extension of the expiring planning permission for the proposed LNG terminal at Shannon.

21 November

Open letter to An Bord Pleanála and ministers Calling for a Public Consultation on the requested extension of the expiring planning permission signed by:

Friends of the Earth Ireland, Food & Water Europe,Food & Water Watch, Friends of the Irish Environment , Love Leitrim, North West Network Against Fracking, Fracking Free Ireland, No Fracking Ireland, Safety Before LNG, Fossil Free TCD. UCC Environmental Society

LNG and the Ban on Fracking

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Hypocritical Ban on Fracking leaves Ireland with a real “Nimby” dilemma

28 November 2017

Article by Gemma Bryce
In this article Gemma questions if we really banned fracking. She describes the anti fracking campaign, and how we end up with only a ONSHORE anti fracking bill, the political parties involved and how they stopped amendments to extend the ban to OFFSHORE fracking. She also lines out the proposals from minister Naughten to build an LNG terminal in the Port of Cork.

New Report: Ineos Chequered Environmental Track Record in Europe

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The Awful Environmental Record of Ineos Disqualifies Fracking Ambitions
New Report Takes Hard Look at Chemical Giant’s Trail of Pollution
The petrochemical company Ineos is transforming into a dominant UK fossil fuel firm with oil and gas extraction, storage, processing and pipeline assets. But it
WASHINGTON, DC/BRUSSELS—Facilities owned by the massive chemical corporation Ineos are responsible for scores of serious health and safety violations across the globe, a troubling record that should move United Kingdom leaders to slam the brakes on the company’s push to begin fracking in the United Kingdom. Ineos has never drilled a commercial gas or oil well, and its indifferent safety record in chemical plants justifies blocking its foray into fracking.

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Fracking Matters Newsletter 160 – Debate in the Seanad: Ireland Guaranteed Fracking Free soon?

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Fracking Matters Newsletter 160

Revealed: Scottish ministers’ meetings with fracking firm who ships LNG from US

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Revealed: Scottish ministers’ meetings with fracking firm

https://twitter.com/GheorghiuAndy/status/877635520817283073

Senior Scottish ministers have held private meetings with the fracking firm Ineos and Grangemouth executives from China five times in 13 months, The Ferret can reveal.

Briefings released by the Scottish Government under freedom of information law show that in 2016 the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe and Chinese businessmen who are involved in helping to run the Grangemouth refinery.

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