Anti-fracking group questions council’s transparency

THE Council has come under fire for holding meetings on fracking behind closed doors. In a statement, the Council said it recently held an informal meeting with fracking consultancy firm Hatch Regeneris, where “members unequivocally stated their opposition to unconventional hydrocarbon extraction (fracking).” Anti-fracking group, Belcoo Frack Free, have questioned the decision to hold an […]

Protesters not sold on change of tack by mining company

NEWS the company hoping to drill for gas in Fermanagh has removed the ‘fracking’ element of its exploration licence application has been met with suspicion locally. However, the strong opposition shown in the Assembly last week to the issuing of any such licences has been warmly welcomed. Last week Finance Minister Diane Dodds, who had […]