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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 and gas potential do not currently appear to be present in Northern Ireland” …….   long may that last.   TERMINATION OF LICENCE It is […]

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PONC requests action from Stormont Committee

Additional Information for ETI Committee ETI Committee meeting paper Protect Our North Coast has made a written submission to the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee following a meeting with some of its representatives. The submission outlines some of the key concerns people have with the proposed well at Ballinlea and its implications for the whole […]

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North coast says no!

Protect Our North Coast (PONC) public meeting votes for a ban on fracking and demands meeting with Stormont Committee.

Campaigners lobbying to protect the North Coast from fracking held a public meeting in Portballintrae last Thursday night. At a packed meeting people from across the North Coast from Ballycastle to Limavady voted overwhelmingly to stop exploratory drilling and fracking in the area or anywhere in Northern Ireland. Melanie Brown, a former policy adviser and […]

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LOCK THE GATE CAMPAIGN in Carrickfergus

‘Protect our Coast and Glens’ group Carrickfergus In East Antrim a company called Infrastrata has been given permission to explore for oil and gas in this area and work will begin in Sept/Oct 2014.  We are very concerned that there has been minimal public information or consultation. This exploratory test borehole: Is to be drilled […]

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