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Tamboran still lingering after 3 years.

Couldn’t let the three year anniversary of Tamboran coming uninvited into our community go without a wee post. So three years after they stole into the quarry, the now Irish owned, via renowned tax haven of Jersey, Tamboran Resources UK … Continue reading

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Acheson and Glover back quarry Planning Permission granted

Cleggan Quarry ..where shale gassers  Tamboran wished to drill an investigative borehole .. has had planning permission granted retrospectively for the stone that was removed unlawfully and also for further permissions which will effectively allow the removal of stone below … Continue reading

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Balcas cushty as renewable fires roar

One of the big winners in the RHI scandal is Balcas.  They are the largest manufacturer of wood pellets on the island (and indeed in the UK if one source is to be believed).  These RHI boilers have to burn … Continue reading

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Arlene feels the Renewable Heat.

Arlene Foster was the minister in charge when the licence that contained a fracking work programme (or as we would like to call it the ‘fracking licence’ ) was issued for Fermanagh.  It also appears from documents received that Rathlin Energy … Continue reading

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Industry admit uncontrollable fracking risks

The Irish EPA report, authored by CDM Smith who are effectively part of the fracking industry was published yesterday.  The press release for the report is noticeable for the two conflicting statements made – namely that despite admission that there … Continue reading

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Chemicals in drilling on need to know basis only.

You know the line that’s spun by the frackers.  We only use chemicals that are available under the kitchen sink, and in any case legislation states we can’t keep anything secret.  Someone needs to tell that to the Minister for … Continue reading

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From Hanging Rock to Standing Rock.

The view from the proposed drilling site at the quarry in Belcoo looks over to Marlbank and one of its outstanding features – hanging rock.  This precipice overlooking lower lough mac Nean is clearly visible from miles around, and in … Continue reading

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