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#Gas

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach unsure if ban on foreign fracked gas would breach international trade law Cork Harbour

Taoiseach unsure if ban on foreign fracked gas would breach international trade law

Concerns have been raised about imported fracked gas being brought in to Ireland through the Port of Cork.

From TheJournal.ie The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed Climate Action

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed

Ireland will be aiming to generate 70% of its electricity through renewable methods, Minister Bruton said.

From TheJournal.ie Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans OIL PRICE

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

From TheJournal.ie Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears, UK government announces Fracking

Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears, UK government announces

The UK government’s new stance on the issue follows that of both Labour and Liberal Democrats.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach IRELAND'S ENERGY

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach

Varadkar said Ireland’s first LNG terminal in the Shannon estuary in north Kerry could be the answer to Ireland’s energy security.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year Climate Emergency Bill

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year

He said new licences would not be countenanced in any future negotiations on a programme for government.

From TheJournal.ie Electric Ireland announces 4% price increase on gas and electricity from April Price Hike

Electric Ireland announces 4% price increase on gas and electricity from April

It is the second time the company has raised its prices in the last year.

From TheJournal.ie Only Sweden is more expensive for EU gas prices than Ireland* Fingers Burned

Only Sweden is more expensive for EU gas prices than Ireland*

*And we’re top five for electricity too.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for new plant in Laois to turn brown bin waste into renewable gas Food Waste

Plans for new plant in Laois to turn brown bin waste into renewable gas

This gas will be injected into the national grid for supply through the existing gas network to homes and commercial businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda Gas Leak

Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda

Traffic diversions are in place.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices Not Gas

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest Irish energy companies to up their prices.

From TheJournal.ie 'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad Danny Bible

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad

Danny Bible had murdered at least four people over a span of two decades.

From TheJournal.ie Electric Ireland customers to see gas and electricity price hikes from next month Electric Ireland

Electric Ireland customers to see gas and electricity price hikes from next month

The company is increasing its residential electricity prices and residential gas prices from 1 August.

From TheJournal.ie Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year Energy

Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year

The company said the decision to raise prices was made in response to sustained increases in wholesale energy costs on global markets.

From TheJournal.ie People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer Toxic

People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer

The ESRI has linked cancer figures with geographical data on radon gas.

From TheJournal.ie Gas leak in London's West End causes 2am evacuation from hotel and nightclub Charing Cross

Gas leak in London's West End causes 2am evacuation from hotel and nightclub

Almost 1,500 people were taken to safety.

From TheJournal.ie At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion' Antwerp

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'

The incident happened last night.

From TheJournal.ie Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after discussing gas deal outside strip club Under The Influence

Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after discussing gas deal outside strip club

A recording of the conversation also includes talk of strippers and prostitutes.

From TheJournal.ie One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria Baumgarten

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

Zara Larsson shut down a journalist who wrote an article about her nipples Gas

Zara Larsson shut down a journalist who wrote an article about her nipples

Apparently in 2017, people still find boobs newsworthy.

From TheJournal.ie SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices Price Hikes

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices

Three in five Irish households were forced to borrow to meet the costs of essential bills last year, according to a spokesperson for Switcher.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach Technical Failure

Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach

Clean supply has been restored to a number of area following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'We were given guarantees': Minister calls for investigation after odourless gas enters public supply Corrib Gas Plant

'We were given guarantees': Minister calls for investigation after odourless gas enters public supply

Michael Ring said that he was “extremely concerned” over how the odourless gas managed to enter the wider network.

From TheJournal.ie Gas users in Galway and Mayo told to turn off supply for up to 72 hours Colourless And Odourless

Gas users in Galway and Mayo told to turn off supply for up to 72 hours

The odourless gas would not be detectable in the event of a gas leak.

From TheJournal.ie 'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy Climate Change

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy

A new government consultation wants feedback on how we fund sustainable energy in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer' Sydney

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'

Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie 'A great victory': Onshore fracking is just one step away from being completely banned in Ireland Final Stages

'A great victory': Onshore fracking is just one step away from being completely banned in Ireland

The Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016 will be signed into law by the president in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Longford is getting natural gas for the first time after €3 million Center Parcs deal

Longford is getting natural gas for the first time after €3 million Center Parcs deal

The agreement with Gas Networks Ireland will provide heating fuel for the €233 million Longford Forest development.

From TheJournal.ie 3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500 Complaints

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500

The regulator said it is important that customers know their rights.

From TheJournal.ie 460,000 people in Ireland could be exposed to cancer-causing radon Hidden Gas

460,000 people in Ireland could be exposed to cancer-causing radon

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas, which does not have a taste, odour or colour.

From TheJournal.ie Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired Chemical Weapons

Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired

“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”

From TheJournal.ie US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria Six Years Of War

US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria

At least 58 people died in the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Tipperary man fined for carrying out gas repairs without qualifications Gas Works

Tipperary man fined for carrying out gas repairs without qualifications

The number of prosecutions taken by the CER has continued to rise annually since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped Belgium

Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped

The driver had been listed as ‘being radicalised’.

From TheJournal.ie Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway Hotspot

Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway

Up to 250 radon-related lung cancer cases are diagnosed in Ireland each year.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting Gas

Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting

Agriculture is the single largest contributor to Ireland’s overall greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for over 30%.

From TheJournal.ie Shell fined €1k and ordered to pay €15k in legal costs over gas flaring Corrib

Shell fined €1k and ordered to pay €15k in legal costs over gas flaring

The prosecution was brought by the Environmental Protection Agency following complaints from locals.

From TheJournal.ie Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households Markets

Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households

This announcement by Bord Gåis Energy marks their third price cut since February 2015.

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