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Consultants object to Rathlin Energy’s Planning Application

Consultants object to Rathlin Energy’s Planning Application Thanks to a successful crowdfunder, which was so generously supported by the community, PONC was able to engage a number of consultants to review Rathlin Energy’s planning application and Environmental Statement. At least two objection letters have been submitted so far to the application to drill down into […]

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You can still object to planning!

Rathlin Energy Ltd has now submitted an Environmental Statement, outlining the findings of their Environmental Impact Assessment, as requested by the Planning Service. To see the new documents please click here: Planning and follow the links through Impact Assessments and Statements. To object to the planning application, please write your concerns, quoting the file number […]

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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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Tidal power in Scotland shows the way

The recent decision by Scotland’s government to approve Europe’s largest tidal turbine project demonstrates a forward thinking attitude that should be noted by politicians in Northern Ireland. The Pentland Firth tidal turbine project is due to be constructed between now and 2020 and it is anticipated that it could generate enough electricity to power up […]

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