Month: December 2016
A new special group campaigning against offshore gas extraction in Isle of Man waters will be launched. It will exclusively deal with the topic and not with other campaigns of Friends of the Earth. Everyone who is against it is welcome, no matter which path of life you come from. The first meeting will be in the Green Centre on…
The monthly meeting of Friends of the Earth will be replaced by the inauguration of the group against offshore gas extraction.
In a presentation for the IOMSA (Isle of Man shipping association) about the Manx gas fields, a shocking prospect came to light: The Permian tight sands deposit that we have off the coast would need offshore fracking to be economically recovered. It would involve pumping a mix of water and sediments into this layer to…