Public Consultation on proposed Terms of Reference for a Programme of Research on Environmental Impacts of Unconventional Gas Exploration & Extraction

Unconventional Gas Exploration and Extraction is an emerging issue in Ireland, in particular with regard to the use of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) technology.  Recognising the need for detailed scientific information, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initially commissioned preliminary desk research which was published in May 2012.  This information has been used, along with other sources […]