Sligo County Council will decide at its meeting on Monday (27th June) whether to include a ban on fracking in the new draft County Development Plan when councillors will consider an extensive motion on the issue submitted by Independent Cllr Declan Bree. Continue reading →
Thank you for your email regarding hydraulic fracturing (fracking). I have always and will continue to be opposed to the granting of any fracking licenses or exploratory licenses. I have attended a number of public meetings regarding this and you have rightly outlined some of the issues regarding fracking in your email.
Declan Bree [email@example.com]
Thank you for taking the initiative in writing to all of the councillors. Hopefully the motion will be adopted on Monday.
yes I will vote to ban fracking as I have done consistently in the past.
I am rather surprised that you feel it necessary to contact Sinn Fein
councillors on this issue as our record on Sligo Co Council and elsewhere in
bringing forward anti-fracking proposals is quite clear.
Further to that, Sinn Fein have led efforts in the Dail to ban fracking and
our local TD Michael Colreavy, has been very vocal on this matter.
I have last week re-watched the documentary “Shattered Ground” which is
explicit in portraying the serious dangers associated with this greedy
Finally, I would ask that you keep in mind Sinn Fein’s position of
opposition to fracking when you cast your vote in the coming general
On February 1st Sligo County Council will vote on a ban on Frackign to go into the Sligo development plan. the motion had been proposed by Declan Bree, but unfortunately it didnt get adopted at their last meeting. so it is very important that it get passed this time. find below a template that could be sent to all councillors . A list of councillors complete with emails can be found on the page Here: hhttp://www.sligococo.ie/YourCouncil/CouncilMembers/
Sending a similar Mail to all councillors takes just a few minutes ! Maybe you could all write something similar ……use copy and paste and alter it to suit your particular concern.