EPA FRACKING STUDY HAS MAJOR FLAWS

EPA FRACKING STUDY HAS MAJOR FLAWS

GEAI submission to Oireachtas Committee. GEAI has made a major submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Environment, Climate Action and Communications on the EPA-commissioned Unconventional Gas Exploration and Extraction (UGEE) Joint Research Programme.  This Study...

A nature walk in Cladagh Glen – Fermanagh

Last Friday us volunteers went for a nature walk in Cladagh Glen Walk, located in Co. Fermanagh. It was a beautiful warm and sunny day and we had a great time! It was a good opportunity to see some of the Irish spring flowers, such as bluebells and primroses, and...
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...
Decisions on fracking in Ireland delayed until after 2016

Decisions on fracking in Ireland delayed until after 2016

In 2012, the Government decided that no decisions on granting exploration licences for fracking would be made until a comprehensive research study would be done, coordinated by the EPA. Public consultation on the Terms of Reference of this study was carried out in...