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Bill to ban fracking has full support of Government – Moran

Longford-Westmeath Deputy and Government Chief Whip, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, says the Government fully supports legislation introduced to the Dáil last week that aims to ban fracking in the country.

Calls for Mayo to 'wake up' on fracking issue

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Mayo needs to wake up to the reality that the controversial method of extracting natural gas from rock — known as fracking — could soon become a major issue in the county.

Mayo needs to wake up on controversial fracking issue

Mayo needs to wake up to the reality that the controversial method of extracting natural gas from rock — known as fracking — could soon become a major issue in the county.

Fracking issue raised in east Mayo

A Sinn Féin Mayo county council election candidate is calling on Fine Gael and Labour to make their position on fracking clear ahead of polling day on May 23.

Green candidate calls for fracking ban in Mayo

Mayo County Council could follow the example set by its counterparts in Leitrim County Council recently, by banning fracking from the county, according to Green Party local election candidate in the Claremorris area, Margaret Sheehan.

Council waiting to hear the third leg of fracking debate

The members of the Environmental Policy and Agricultural Strategic Policy SPC of Mayo County Council this week heard from a delegation from No Fracking Ireland, an umbrella group that opposes fracking on the whole island of Ireland. Fracking sees gas exploration companies injecting highly pressurised fracking fluid to create fractures in rock to extract natural gas from the rock.

“Prudence” and policy should guard Shannon from fracking fears

The integrity of the Shannon would be secured into the future if Ireland was to follow the German lead in relation to the controversial mining practice of fracking, it was revealed this week.

No fracking proposals for Westmeath

In the light of growing discussion around the practice of ‘fracking’, Westmeath County Council confirmed this week that it is “not aware of any proposals which involve fracking in the Mullingar area”.

 

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