“STOP THE STUDY” CAMPAIGN HAS STOPPED THE STUDY!

“STOP THE STUDY” CAMPAIGN HAS STOPPED THE STUDY!

Good news – it’s official! The EPA Research Study on Fracking is now stopped. This study was targeted by the campaign against fracking as research showed the study was compromised – it was being led by companies with huge vested interests in the oil and...

Irish Climate Change Advisory Council launched

Another talk shop or a body with teeth? 19 January 2016: The order legally establishing the Climate Change Advisory Council was signed by the Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly, TD, on the 18th of January.  The important work of the Council commenced, on an...

EPA and JOC video and transcript

After 3 hours, no satisfaction from EPA On 2nd December, the Joint Oireacthas Committee on Energy met with a delegation from EPA to discuss the research study on fracking. TDs questioned EPA following reports that the EPA-led study is being carried out by the oil and...

Stop the Study Campaign – Timeline and Success

Recipe for a successful campaign: focussed, multi-faceted approach! GEAI, together with other campaigners against fracking, was involved in a series of actions to raise national awareness of the current situation around the EPA Research Study on fracking and to put...
Victory! “No plans” for Fracking Study Monitoring

Victory! “No plans” for Fracking Study Monitoring

Tenders are not being issued Our Stop the Study campaign has had an impact!  Tenders for contractors to set up monitoring stations in Fermanagh, Leitrim and Clare and do air, water and ground monitoring for 12 months have not been issued.  And this week we learned...