A plan to store fracked gas in Cork could be illegal a Cork TD has claimed.
It comes as more than 2,000 signatures writes EchoLive.ie, have been gathered on an online petition opposing the potential Cork Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminal.
If it goes ahead, fracked gas from the United States would be imported into Cork harbour.
In 2017 a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Port of Cork with US company NextDecade as Afloat previously reported..
It could see an LNG terminal built, using a floating storage and regasification unit.
An online petition was created by the group ‘Not Here Not Anywhere’ who are a grassroots campaign against drilling for oil and gas off the Irish coasts and the development of any new fossil fuel infrastructure in Ireland.
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