Ireland gets new anti-fracking group

“Energy company Tamboran Resources has claimed that a gas exploration project for Ireland could create 600 full-time jobs.”

RTE News (Ireland) reports:

A new cross-border umbrella organisation to campaign against hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in Ireland has been established.

Good Energies Alliance Ireland includes a number of groups already campaigning against fracking on both sides of the border and says it is now taking the battle to a new level.

Spokeswoman Dr Aedin McLoughlin said GEAI is adopting a balanced and professional approach to the anti-fracking campaign and is backed by advisors in the areas of economics, law, science, public health and policy development.

She said its plan is to use information and creative, arts-based communication to raise awareness about shale gas extraction using hydraulic fracturing, and to promote sustainable energy sources and jobs…

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  1. Increased regulation never facilitates economic development. The only ‘jobs’ created are involved in compliance, and are paid for by increased taxation, which adds further friction to the economy.

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