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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.

New Finance Bill 2012 published by Minister Noonan

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan this week published the Finance Bill 2012 which gives effect to taxation measures announced in last December’s Budget.

Extension to natural gas could save €20.6 million in the north west

Government investment in natural gas infrastructure could bring significant economic benefits to businesses and households in the Western Region. By extending and upgrading the grid infrastructure in the northwest, competitiveness for key industry sectors could be enhanced. Businesses are currently paying an estimated €16 million more each year for fuel than they would be if they could use natural gas. Annual energy prices for newly connected households could be reduced by up to €485 per household and almost 61 tonnes of savings in CO2 emissions could be secured. That is according to a policy briefing published by the Western Development Commission (WDC), ‘Why Invest in Gas? Benefits of natural gas infrastructure for the North West’.

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Lights going out as householders unable to pay bills

Fine Gael social protection spokesman Michael Ring TD has warned that “the lights are going out across Ireland” as the ESB and Bord Gáis warn that 110,000 customers are on payment plans.

Regional Assembly reviews electricity grid

Proposals to remove unsightly electricity cables from the landscape with a move towards underground wiring were discussed at the BMW Regional Assembly this month during a review of EirGrid’s plans to upgrade the national electricity transmission network.

100,000 new VW Scirocco cars already

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Since its market launch in 1974, the Scirocco compact sports coupé has been the most successful Volkswagen in its segment: 795,650 vehicles were sold up to 1992. Currently, the third generation is being manufactured.

100,000 new VW Scirocco cars already

Since its market launch in 1974, the Scirocco compact sports coupé has been the most successful Volkswagen in its segment: 795,650 vehicles were sold up to 1992. Currently, the third generation is being manufactured.

Mercedes-Benz vans scoop top services sector awards

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Vito vans both took major awards in the Courier, Express, and Parcel services Van of the Year 2010 competition held recently in Germany, winning first place in the 3.5-ton and 3.0-ton van categories respectively.

 

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