Irish Law and Policy
What Politicans and Public Figures are saying about the "Shannon LNG" and related gas projects in North Kerry
Kathy Sinnott (M.E.P.) - Shannon LNG plant 'an accident waiting to happen'
Dan Neville, Fine Gael T.D. for West Limerick - expresses reservations about long-term reliance on gas
Dr. Eddie O' Connor, Chief Executive Airtricity - "LNG leaves us no better off than we are at present with oil and natural gas price-taking in a market where prices are moving ever upwards"
Joan Burton Labour T.D. asks the Minister for Energy if he will address concerns that risks associated with Liquefied Natural Gas include political instability of exporting nations, price volatility, and security of transport.
Clare County Council: "a significiant impact on the future development of the region"; "will have a major impact on both the visual and ecological amenities of the area, and potentially on the Lower Shannon Estuarine Environment, including the foreshore of County Clare" - asks for Strategic Environmental Assessment Appraisal (which is never done)
Liam McElligott, former Chairman of Shannon Development: "There is no plan"