Fracking concerns puts EU funding for Shannon LNG in spotlight

Actor Mark Ruffalo and documentary maker Michael Moore call on the Taoiseach to take action

6th October, 2019

The government has vowed not to allow the proposed Shannon Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal in Co Kerry access European funding until key reviews on energy source sustainability and Irish energy security are carried out, according to Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton.

Shannon LNG, owned by American gas exporter New Fortress Energy, was the subject of heated debate in the Dáil last week due to concerns that it will be...

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