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category national | environment | press release author Tuesday February 19, 2019 22:14author by sf-lng - Safety Before LNG Report this post to the editors

Press Release -Safety Before LNG -15th Feb 2019

The challenge by Irish environmentalists has proven that the 'New Fortress Energy' Shannon LNG consent process will take years and may now never come to fruition.

'Safety Before LNG' stated that today's decision was to be expected and does not come as any surprise and thanks the 'Friends of the Irish Environment' for fighting to prevent climate chaos from the environmental madness that is the US fracked gas industry.

The 'Friends of the Irish Environment' environmental NGO has declared to the world that Ireland is not for sale to the US fracked gas industry.

It warned that the US fracked gas exporter 'New Fortress Energy' will not be able to get full development consent for years because the Irish will simply not accept, without a strong fight, the importation of fracked gas from America due to its devastating climate impacts, rendering it dirtier than coal.

Fracked gas is illegal in Ireland and planning permission for the proposed 26km pipeline connecting the terminal has already expired. The licence to pollute from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will prove an even more difficult barrier for 'New Fortress Energy' due to stricter rules in force since 2014 obliging the EPA to consider effects on human health.

Ireland will not accept light-touch regulation where fracked gas is concerned and the environmental standards in Ireland will be too high for the US fracked gas exporter 'New Fortress Energy' to jump over.

'Safety Before LNG' says it is is now clear that the 'New Fortress Energy' plan to import fracked gas from the USA is nothing more than an unachievable illusion created to increase the value of its shares following the recent IPO by the company to raise funds which saw its own CEO Wes Edens gambling to maintain investor confidence by buying $35 million worth of shares in the company in inside trading declared to the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

End.

Contact:
John McElligott
Safety Before LNG
(087-2804474)

Notes:

1. The High Court judgment of Mr Justice Garrett Simons delivered on 15 February 2019: http://courts.ie/Judgments.nsf/0/A6D3C5CE0FD82116802583A200392CCD

2. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/developers-of-shannon...95310

3. https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/planning-for-shannon-ln....html

4. https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/business/shannon-estua....html
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