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The Love Leitrim campaign group is supporting a Bill that would impose a temporary prohibition on new data centres and large-scale fossil fuel projects like Liquified Natural Gas terminals. The group is supporting People Before Profit/Solidarity TD Bríd Smith’s Planning & Development Bill which, if successful, would stop fossil fuel…

The TD’s in the Sligo/ Leitrim Constituency are being called on  to take action to combat the moves by the Shannon LNG which aims to secure planning permission to build a Facility on the Shannon that will include a LNG terminals.   The government had previously promised to implement policy…

An anti-fracking group in the north west is voicing its concerns over a new Climate Action and Biodiversity Bill that’s expected to be discussed by the cabinet later today.   The ‘Love Leitrim movement’ says it fears that there might be no reference to ‘liquefied natural gas’ or ‘fracked gas’ …

A system contained within a proposed trade deal between the EU and Canada is causing concern among a number of community groups. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) has within it what’s called an ‘Investor Court System’. Spokesperson for Love Leitrim, Jamie Murphy, says the fear is if the…

Anti-fracking community groups in the North West are calling upon the Northern Ireland Executive to adopt a moratorium on the issuing of petroleum licenses before Stormont closes for the Christmas period. There are concerns that Brexit and the associated Internal Markets Bill may result in Westminster overruling the wishes of…

The High Court have quashed all planning permission for the Shannon LNG project which would have seen Ireland become a European hub for the importation of fracked gas. The Community anti fracking group, ‘Love Leitrim’ have welcomed the ruling. The move follows the banning of Fracking in Ireland in 2017…

The decision to ban the importation of fracked GAS through LNP import terminals in the Programme for Government will set Ireland on course to become a Global Climate Leader.   That’s according to the Love Leitrim movement.   They say that with Ireland having already banned fracking in 2017, refusing…