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PROTECT OUR NORTH COAST: PRESS RELEASE

PROTECT OUR NORTH COAST: PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Press Release: Press release – from Protect Our North Coast (PONC) Canadian-owned Oil and Gas Company, Rathlin Energy Ltd, conducts Environmental Impact Assessment – Time for the public to respond. The public now has four weeks to submit comments on, or objections to, an impact assessment […]

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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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Community pressure

Fracking: who calls the shots?

“If I lived within half a mile of a well that is being fracked, I would move. I’d sooner live in a tent” Michael Hill, Oil and gas engineer and advisor to EU Commission, speaking at a public meeting in Bushmills, Co. Antrim on 28 May 2014. Is there much more to be said about […]

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