As reported in the Irish Times (link below), a coalition of 27 groups, the Environmental Pillar, has called upon the government in the Republic of Ireland to put a stop to all fracking activity in the country. The coalition includes a wide range of specialist groups, from An Taisce (the Irish Natonal Trust) to the Zero Waste Alliance, including the Irish Doctors’ Environmental Association and the Irish Seal Sanctuary. For more details, visit their website at environmentalpillar.ie.
Green groups call for halt to fracking – The Irish Times – Tue, Aug 07, 2012.
(photo by Irish Seal Sanctuary)