Saturday September 26, 2020

An Taisce granted leave to challenge Dalkey drilling plan

An Taisce has been granted leave to take judicial review of a decision to grant a foreshore licence to Providence Resources for survey and drilling in Dublin Bay.

17th December, 2012
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Providence Resources says that it has found significant amounts of oil at Barryroe (above), off the Cork coast.

An Taisce has been granted leave to take judicial review of a decision by the Department of Environment, Community & Local Government to grant a foreshore licence to Providence Resources for survey and drilling in Dublin Bay.

An Taisce contends that the decision to allow the oil exploration work to take place in an area about 6km off Dalkey was not in conformance with the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive.

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