07.09.14 NI Reject Fracking Application

Posted on September 7, 2014
Archive : September 2014
Category : Environment

An application by an Australian mining company to drill in County Fermanagh, in order to explore a local site's potential for fracking has been rejected by the Northern Ireland Environment Minister. There has been virtually universal opposition to the proposal. However, the Minister said that in rejecting the proposal he had been mindful of the Government's responsibility to ensure that the environment is protected and that full consideration is given to any likely significant environmental impacts.

Source: 4ni

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