Climate Change

Green Party TDs warn Eamon Ryan any U-turn on LNG will be a ‘slap in the face’

A number of Green Party politicians have said that there will be a rift in the party if Ryan bows to pressure on a liquified natural gas import terminal

Eamon Ryan’s comments to the Business Post last week have caused disquirt in the Green Party

Green Party TDs have warned that any efforts by Eamon Ryan to soften the party’s objection to liquified natural gas (LNG) in Ireland will cause major problems and would be a “slap in the face” to activists.

They were were responding to a Business Post report at the weekend where Ryan, the Green Party leader, conceded that Ireland may need to build an LNG terminal.

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