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A fracking drill could be form part of the Co Fermanagh landscape in the futureFracking in Fermanagh moves a step closer
Mon, Jul 21st, 2014, 12:46 pm

Tamboran Resources Ltd says it intends to drill an exploratory borehole to collect rock samples in Fermanagh. The fracking company, […]

DETI Minister Arlene Foster has announced a consultation into Northern Ireland ROCs which will run until SeptemberFoster announces consultation into Northern Ireland ROCs
Fri, Jul 4th, 2014, 12:12 pm

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has announced a public consultation on proposed changes to Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) […]

Thu, Jul 3rd, 2014, 6:41 pm

An independent panel has said there are no reasons to further delay the proposed north-south electricity interconnector. The panel was […]

Durkan gives green light to £6million solar farm
Fri, Jun 27th, 2014, 4:18 pm

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced planning approval for Northern Ireland’s second large-scale solar farm located near Antrim. Located […]

Delays in North-South power link could lead to shortages: warning
Thu, Jun 26th, 2014, 11:10 am

Delays with the north-south electricity interconnector could see Northern Ireland facing serious energy shortages, it has been warned. The Institution […]

NI waste management company takes over its Newry rival
Tue, Jun 24th, 2014, 1:20 pm

Wastebeater  has acquired the trade and assets of a major rival. The Belfast waste management company is taking over Newry-based […]

Simple Power invited local school pupils, pictured with Philip Rainey (Simple Power) to join them in celebrating the power of wind by visiting one of its wind turbines. (L-R Joshua White, Dagmara Gajewska, James Wallace and Ineta Latina)Simple Power Celebrates Wind Week 2014 with School Turbine Visit
Fri, Jun 20th, 2014, 6:53 pm

To mark Wind Week 2014, wind energy company Simple Power invited local school pupils to join them in celebrating the […]

Huge Co Down offshore wind project scaled back in size
Tue, Jun 17th, 2014, 6:04 pm

Northern Ireland’s first major off-shore wind farm – which has yet to secure planning consent – has been scaled back […]

NI greenhouse gas emissions have dropped by 16% since 1990
Mon, Jun 16th, 2014, 8:17 pm

The latest emission figures in the Greenhouse Gas Inventories for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, 1990-2012, have just been […]

Sat, Jun 7th, 2014, 10:19 am

Sophisticated new maps released by the Rivers Agency show that tens of thousands of properties in Northern Ireland do not […]

Fermanagh MLAs leave names off anti-fracking petition
Sun, May 25th, 2014, 9:38 am

FRACKING company Tamboran say they expect to drill a well in Ireland this summer. The development comes alongside news that […]

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Back row from left, Alexander Hughes, Jonathan Campbell, Angela Stewart  Commercial Manager, Autoline Insurance Group, Pamela Jordan Business Development Manager, RiverRidge Recycling, Joe Skelton, Mr. Bonnar Clarke, Principal Sandelford Special School.

Font Row from left, Gillian Henry, Samuel Kirk.Recycling bug hits local schools
Wed, May 14th, 2014, 1:35 pm

SCHOOLS in the Coleraine Borough Council area have been demonstrating how they are happy to park their ipods to rummage […]

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By Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environment Local Government in Northern Ireland is undergoing its biggest change in 40 years. […]

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern IrelandSwitched on to Waste Prevention

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern Ireland As the Department of the Environment’s consultation on a Northern Ireland Waste […]


By Jim king & Martin Rafferty – HSENI Driving of large vehicles within industry can come with a certain amount […]