Outcome of Plenary vote on EIA for fracking

MEPs support mandatory EIAs  for Fracking European politicians recognised the specific environmental, health and social impacts of fracking today, according to Friends of the Earth Europe. For the first time, and as a result of a vote in the European Parliament today,...

Lobby your MEPs today!

The European Parliament plenary vote on the review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive will take place next Wednesday, October 9. You can find more details about the vote and a link to an updated template letter to send to your MEP below. These are...

SUCCESS! EU Committee votes for EIAs

EIAs for Shale Gas projects “regardless of the amount extracted” Despite strong lobbying from the oil/gas industry, the EU Environment Committee on Thursday voted to strengthen proposed changes to the EU Directive on Environmental Impact Assessments. According...

64% of EU citizens against development of Shale Gas

   Irish Voice heard in Brussels meeting The results of an EU on-line questionnaire on fracking were presented at a meeting on 7th June in Brussels, attended by Irish representatives of the campaign against fracking.  Almost 23,000 people responded to the...