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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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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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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