Fracking in Doñana

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  • #57251

    DBMarcos99
    Participant

    Putting this here, as it may have serious implications for property owners (and indeed tourism) in that region

    Permission given to start sub-ground extractions (article in Spanish)

    http://www.cadenaser.com/sociedad/articulo/gobierno-autoriza-utilizacion-subsuelo-donana-producir-almacenar-gas/csrcsrpor/20130129csrcsrsoc_10/Tes

  • #114844

    katy
    Spectator

    Bad for wildlife too such as the Lynx 🙁

  • #114846

    DBMarcos99
    Participant

    @katy wrote:

    Bad for wildlife too such as the Lynx 🙁

    If people move out of the area (when the earthquakes start) it may even be good news for wildlife!

  • #114851

    GarySFBCN
    Participant

    This is disgusting news. Fracking should be banned everywhere, but using a National Park? PP cannot be ousted from office soon enough.

  • #114852

    Chopera
    Participant

    @garysfbcn wrote:

    This is disgusting news. Fracking should be banned everywhere, but using a National Park? PP cannot be ousted from office soon enough.

    Since the US is leading the way on fracking – I assume you have the same feelings about the current Obama administration.

  • #114853

    Chopera
    Participant

    @dbmarcos99 wrote:

    @katy wrote:

    Bad for wildlife too such as the Lynx 🙁

    If people move out of the area (when the earthquakes start) it may even be good news for wildlife!

    How many earthquakes have been caused since the huge increase in fracking in the US over the past 5 years? (genuine question – maybe a few in Texas I believe, but not much else?)

  • #114854

    GarySFBCN
    Participant

    Since the US is leading the way on fracking – I assume you have the same feelings about the current Obama administration.

    Yes I do.

    How many earthquakes have been caused since the huge increase in fracking in the US over the past 5 years? (genuine question – maybe a few in Texas I believe, but not much else?)

    It isn’t just earthquakes – it is contamination of the water supply, destruction of ecosystems, use of chemicals, etc.

    http://youtu.be/Xg4VNGFP6qE

  • #114856

    DBMarcos99
    Participant

    @garysfbcn wrote:

    This is disgusting news. Fracking should be banned everywhere, but using a National Park? PP cannot be ousted from office soon enough.

    is it a PP issue? I thought the PSOE were in control of the Andalucia region?

    In Cantabria the PP government is doing its best to ban fracking

    http://elpais.com/elpais/2013/01/30/inenglish/1359554752_960260.html

    After months of protests in the region, the Cantabria government of Ignacio Diego, of the Popular Party (PP), last December drafted a bill to prohibit fracking. If passed in two to three months — as the regional government expects — Cantabria will become the first region in Spain to ban the method.

  • #114867

    Anonymous
    Participant

    actually DBMarcos, a major shareholder is ex president Felipe G, PSOE, socialist millionaire living it up with the beau monde

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