Over one thousand people have written to the Department of the Economy in the North to oppose granting a licence for fracking in the Fermanagh lakelands.
The process uses a combination of drilling, blasting, and pumping a chemical slurry to release natural gas from shale rock.
It comes five years after Tamboran Resources had its first application to drill in south Fermanagh turned down.
Fracking knows no borders.We stand strong in solidarity with our neighbours only a few miles from us in Northern Ireland as Fracking firm Tamboran once more seek a licence to drill #FrackAlert #Fermanagh Sign @foeireland petition! #Ireland #NorthernIreland https://t.co/qlp5DYb6am pic.twitter.com/FV4vnEM6Xr
— Love Leitrim (@love_leitrim) June 28, 2019
Scott Coombs from the Love Leitrim group says fracking is linked with serious health concerns in the United States:
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