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It seems that John Perry (FG) contradict his previously stated written position on fracking at the Love Leitrim husting: ‘John Perry TD reinforced his ‘total opposition’ to fracking on the night. Clarity sought is still outstanding into a statement received prior to the meeting in which he said, “Until more scientific information becomes available as to the merits and demerits of fracking technology, I do not wish to commit to a specific pro or anti decision at this time.” ‘
Recently he signed the pledge to support a legislation to ban fracking ‘As a candidate for election to Dáil Éireann, I pledge that, if elected, I will actively support legislation to ban unconventional exploration or extraction of oil or gas and/or the use of high volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in Ireland. I make this pledge to support the health and safety of the people of Ireland, to address climate change by rejecting another source of fossil fuels, and to protect our international reputation for clean air, water and land, threatened by fracking.’
And last but not least, the government (FG, Labour) issued 14 new off shore licences! to companies including oil majors Eni, Exxon and Statoil, allowing them to explore for hydrocarbons off the coast of Ireland.
These facts should be convincing that it is Right 2 Change NOW!
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In Sligo today is stated that campaigners did disrupt the meeting before questions could be asked.
Here some facts.
FFI did attend the meeting. The stop the (EPA) study was addressed. The chair informed the public that there was a meeting in Dec. by GEAI with the ministers , the EPA, with result that the study had been stopped.
Some Irish campaigners have been trying in the past week to get an official statement from the Irish Department of Energy confirming that this study has been stopped as GEAI is claiming. Continue reading →
No Fracking Ireland reveals the role of GEAI and FG, their misleading information and ‘deals’ behind closed doors.
Martin Kenny (SF) asked for for the DCENR ‘Stop the Study’ statement.
‘I shaved this morning, I stopped, but I start shaving tomorrow again. You can stop something, but you can start it again!