ANTI-FRACKING BILL WELCOME, BUT NOT ENOUGH

ANTI-FRACKING BILL WELCOME, BUT NOT ENOUGH

An amendment of the Petroleum and Minerals Act 1960 has been brought to the floor of the Dáil byand publicised as a ban on fracking.  The approach is to redefine Petroleum as “does not include any gas extracted through unconventional gas exploration and extraction...
DRILLING IN WOODBURN FOREST

DRILLING IN WOODBURN FOREST

They have started to drill! Infrastrata announced on Tuesday that they have started to drill the well in Woodburn Forest, north of Belfast.  The site is 400 metres from water reservoirs serving Belfast homes.  The well will go down more than 6,000 feet and will...

154 GE16 CANDIDATES SIGN THE PLEDGE AGAINST FRACKING

…and counting The “Sign the Pledge” campaign, coordinated by Fracking Free Network, is a big success.  154 candidates in this year’s General Election have so far personally signed the pledge against fracking!  From all parties and from all constituencies,...