Report from Jose, campaigner from the Netherlands.
Last week I returned from a trip from South Africa where we talked with several NGO’s, Jolynn Minnaar from the documentary “Unearthed”, white and black farmers and a couple of South African MP’s. Shell has applied for, and will get licenses for over 10000 drillsites with probably 32 pits per site. This will be going on in the Karoo area.
in this newsletter
– EU open doors for Fracking!!
– Press release from Friends of the Earth full of background info
– Joint open letter to EU institutions with at present over 400 signatures from groups/networks/ngo’s all over europe
23 signatures from ROI and 3 from NI!!
– letter widely distributed, in Ireland and Europe
– Corrib Gas (Rossport – Shell to Sea) and the media, what we can learn/work together
– earthquakes in the Netherlands, government ignoring protests
– fracking all over Romania – new sport: ‘rigg hunters’
TOMORROW: GREENPEACE TRAINING – Enniskillen, Library, 12 pm.
SHALE GAS BULLETIN IRELAND BUTTON– on homepage Fracking Free Ireland website. Click on button for the latest edition!!
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