Archive for the ‘Communications Energy and Natural Resources’ Category
Clare raises fracking and the need for the Minister to take account of international developments and call a halt to any further investigation of this appalling practise, and the issue of bullying and harassment at Bord naMona, as always, a lot more questions than answers….
To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he has considered and is concerned by a British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission report that notes that 231 earthquakes triggered by fracking were recorded in the Montney region of British Columbia in 2014; if he has considered and is concerned by recent reports that a fracking company (details supplied) was responsible for triggering an earthquake in August 2015 that measured 4.6 on the Richter scale; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Government stands over appalling decision to appoint a pro-fracking company to carry out a two year “Research Programme” into the potential impacts on environment and human health from fracking!!! Meanwhile residence in Dublin cannot even get access to broadband as a result of privatisation… You couldn’t make it up…
To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources his Department’s role in awarding a contract to a company (details supplied) to carry out a two year investigation into the safety of fracking; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Clare Daly.
For ORAL answer on Tuesday, 28th April, 2015.