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Work to restart on Corrib Pipeline- Dept of Transport

category mayo | environment | other press author Sunday April 25, 2010 13:31author by WMD Report this post to the editors

According to a notice issued by Eamon Ryan's Department of Transport, work is to re start shortly on the Corrib Pipeline. The notice gives a rough outline of plans to survey the estuary, but makes no mention of Shell/Garda security compounds, increased garda and navy presence, dodgy security guards with cameras, and articles in the O'Reily press saying "we need the gas".

Maybe that's a different department...

Ireland. Marine Notice Corrib Gas Fiels Developement, Broad Haven Bay

Saturday, 17 April 2010

Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Passenger Ship Masters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafareres.

Corrib Gas Fiels Developement, Broad Haven Bay, North West County Mayo Ireland.

The Department of Transport would like to advise that Marine Construction works will commence along the pipeline route from 54°17.00’N 009°49.24’W to 54°20.34’N 011°03.51’W (WGS84) and within Sruwaddacon Bay, County Mayo.

Work will commence in late April 2010 and is expected to complete at the end of November 2010.

Scope of works for 2010:-

Subsea construction works on the Corrib Field

Detailed seabed survey of pipeline route and near shore area.

Rock placement on areas of pipeline route near shore as well as in the Corrib Field.

Rock transshipment in Ballyglass waters

Various supporting marine vessel operations.

Geophysical survey and support operations in Sruwaddacon Bay

Geotechnical survey, i.e. bore hole drilling in Sruwaddacon Bay

Types of vessels involved:-

Offshore construction vessels

Survey vessel/s

Self discharging bulk carrier/coaster

Rock placement vessel/s

Tug Boat/s barges

Self elevating Platforms

Service Vessel/s

Safety Craft

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author by Marypublication date Sun Apr 25, 2010 20:44author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Niall is a good man for mending fences and connecting up allies, now he is out of the way, while Pat who holds a lawful licence is a major legal obstruction to the project and he is still locked up and you would never know these things if you didnt look at this website,

No Publicity and tons of Shame.

author by Amazedpublication date Mon Apr 26, 2010 09:07author address author phone Report this post to the editors

This "Corrib Pipeline" operation is all part of the mysterious "great giveaway" of the Republic of Ireland's oil and gas resources, which according to the Article at http://www.indymedia.ie/article/90909 have been valued at 5.4 trillion Euros.

Why are the people of the Republic of Ireland being completely excluded from all decisions relating to this crucially important social matter: which very obviously has major implications for present and future generations?

According to Article 6.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann (The Basic Law of the Republic of Ireland), the people have the right "to decide all questions of national policy, according to the requirements of the common good".

Despite this very clear and core legal fact, the people are not even being consulted, let alone being provided with their legal right "in final appeal" to "decide all questions of national policy".

The full text of Article 6.1 of our written Constitution (Bunreacht na hEireann) reads as follows:

"All powers of government, legislative, executive and judicial, derive, under God, from the people, whose right it is to designate the rulers of the State and, in final appeal, to decide all questions of national policy, according to the requirements of the common good."

author by republicanpublication date Mon Apr 26, 2010 17:58author address author phone Report this post to the editors

and shell were said to be 'retreating'......

author by CLpublication date Mon Apr 26, 2010 19:54author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The infamous Gerry Cowley is making a comeback, but opponents of the Corrib project need not get too excited.
Mr Cowley is now says " it was time to ‘move on’. An Bord Pleanála had decided to move the pipeline away from homes and he had been ‘vindicated’ on the issue of safety, he said."

Yet another turncoat?


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