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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# shannon lng

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# government formation
Green Party outline 17 demands for entering a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael
The party wants a reduction in carbon emissions and more spending on cycling.
# European Parliament
MEP Maria Walsh defies FG and supports motion to block controversial Shannon LNG terminal
A motion to veto the ‘Projects of Common Interest’ list because is contains 55 fossil fuel projects was rejected by MEPs.
# Explainer
What is the Shannon LNG terminal and why have Cher and Mark Ruffalo called on Leo Varadkar not to back it?
The project has been the focus of environmental campaigners in recent months.
Saoirse McHugh: The Shannon LNG should not be considered any further by the government
The Shannon natural gas terminal could lock us into further decades of fossil fuel reliance.
# Environment
EU delegation to visit Shannon estuary on environmental hazards probe
The fact-finding mission this coming September is a response to complaints in relation to Aughinish Alumina plant and plans for a liquefied natural gas terminal.