PONC submission re PDR Call for Evidence

Department of the Environment (DOE) Response to Call for Evidence: Permitted Development Rights for Mineral Exploration Protect Our North Coast (PONC) is an entity formed to advance the environmental protection ...

Press Release – Rathlin Energy leave the Rathlin Basin

It is with great relief that we welcome Rathlin Energy Ltd’s decision to terminate their Petroleum Licence (PL3/10) for the Rathlin Basin, and withdraw their planning application to drill an ...

Great News! Rathlin Energy to withdraw from Northern Ireland!

  Link to BBC website report. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-34595852   Rathlin Energy have released the following statement in which they express disappointment and regrets that “the conditions needed to support the development of oil ...


Community pressure

Fracking: who calls the shots?

“If I lived within half a mile of a well that is ...
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Is this a fracking issue?

The short and somewhat cryptic answer is yes and no. Or rather, ...

“No Jobs for Local Community” – Rathlin Energy

The following is a reproduction of an article posted on Councillor Padraig ...

Latest News

Fracking poses ‘significant’ risk to humans.

A major new scientific study – by MICHAEL WARHURST on JUNE 23, 2015 of CHEM Trust –  has concluded that the controversial gas extraction technique known as fracking poses a “significant” risk to human health and British wildlife, and that an EU-wide moratorium should be implemented until widespread regulatory reform is undertaken. A response to the […]

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Protect Our North Coast – Council Delegation

The presentation to Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council went very well on Tuesday night. The councillors were very supportive – all who responded to the presentation wanted to ensure the health and wellbeing of their constituents. They would like to hear more and have invited us to come back and do a workshop for […]

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Report by Professor Lawrence Dunne BSc, MSc, ARCS, PhD

Report by Professor Lawrence Dunne BSc, MSc, ARCS, PhD of London South Bank University Professor Dunne’s teaching interests are in Advanced Mathematics, which he has enjoyed and taught over many years to engineers and physical scientists, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research interests are in theoretical physics particularly theoretical chemical and condensed matter […]

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Community call for Rathlin Energy to honour commitment!

PROTECT OUR NORTH COAST: PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Local community call for Rathlin Energy to honour commitment made in 2012! Local residents and North Antrim political representatives gathered at Ballinlea Hall on the 29th April for a public meeting organised by Protect Our North Coast-PONC. All the speakers were local residents from Ballinlea and […]

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