From Denton Texas to Northern Ireland: Fermanagh Protest, the day the Frackers Came, July 21st 2014

Fermanagh Protest, the day the Frackers Came, July 21st 2014

Mary-Jo Mullarkey A sad day for the island of Ireland, a sad picture of our ” western democracy” and a sad fact that fracking has already been proved to be dangerous. No need to wait to see if it’s safe – it’s not.

2014 07 21 Tamboran in Fermanagh Northern Ireland w razer wire, guards and guard dogs and no consultation or social licence

2014 07 21 Fremanagh protests Fracing Tamboran

2014 07 21 Tamboran sneaks into Belcoo Northern Ireland w razer wire, guards and guard dogs

My love will not die for Ireland, Tears in my eyes for Ireland.

Full video of the protest

LISTEN: Locals outraged as Tamboran prepare to drill months earlier than planned by oceanfm, July 21, 2014

Drills and other equipment have been brought to a quarry in Co. Fermanagh by in preparation for fracking exploratory work to be carried out there.

Local people woke this morning to find that notices from the gas company Tamboran had been placed into their letterboxes overnight, telling the of the planned drill.

Love Leitrim were informed by officials in Petroleum Affairs Division last Friday that of Tamboran’s intention to carry out sample deep core drilling in Fermanagh but it was thought that this would not commence until early autumn.

People in the area have expressed their shock at the work commencing at such short notice. Love Leitrim’s Eddie Mitchell says the results of Tamboran’s exploratory digging in Northern Ireland will have consequences for the Republic also.

Eddie Mitchell: Tamboran fracing through the back door

2014 07 21 Eddie Mitchell on oceanfm, Tamboran fracing Ireland through the back door

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Even oil-soaked Texas communities say “NO!”

Denton Texas Takes a Stand to Ban Fracking 7:03 Min. by Adam Briggle, July 23, 2014

Only a frac ban will protect health, livability in Denton Texas; Frac regulations poison us, “There is no escaping the harmful chemicals. … We feel like prisoners in our own home.”

2014 07 22 if terrorists poisoned the water you'd be outraged

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