Open letter Calling for a Public Consultation on the requested extension of the expiring planning permission for the proposed LNG terminal at Shannon.
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
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.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency launched the U.S. Gas Infrastructure Exports Initiative designed to connect American companies to new export opportunities across the gas value chain in emerging economies.
Proposed/planned LNG terminals at Shannon & Cork
Ireland banned onshore fracking, but is intending to import fracked gas, Liquified Natural Gas from Texas.
Overview concerning the two proposed/planned LNG terminals at Shannon & Cork, aiming at importing fracked US hydrocarbons
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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
“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.