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PROTECT OUR NORTH COAST: PRESS RELEASE

The campaigning group Protect Our North Coast are holding a public meeting at St Patrick’s Primary School, Causeway St, Portrush on Wednesday, 10th Dec at 7.30pm.   Within a matter of weeks Rathlin Energy Ltd is due to submit an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) including a Human Impact Assessment to the Department of the Environment […]

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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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Public meeting on 16 October in Portballintrae

Once you frack you can’t go back Get set to beat the fracking threat! Thursday 16th October at 7.30pm Portballintrae Village Hall Public meeting Following the withdrawal of the exploratory licence from Tamboran Resource Pty Ltd to drill for shale gas in Fermanagh, the spotlight has fallen back on the north coast area where Rathlin […]

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Is Ballinlea the next Balcombe?

Following the huge and well-publicised protests against exploratory drilling in Balcombe (Sussex), Ballinlea, near Ballycastle in County Antrim, could well be the next focus of protests against on-shore oil and gas exploration. A similar application for drilling an exploratory well 2,700 metres (1.6 miles) deep has been made in Ballinlea, which could lead to fracking […]

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