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12/18/2018 Member News
Committee fails to move Bill banning oil and gas exploration off the coast

Committee fails to move Bill banning oil and gas exploration off the coast

The Irish Times

Legislation to ban oil and gas exploration off the Republic’s coast stalled on Tuesday after an 
Oireachtas committee failed to vote in favour of moving it to the next stage.

The Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment was expected to back moving a Bill banning offshore exploration to the Oireachtas when it met on Tuesday. However, members split 50/50 on the proposal, meaning that the move failed and the committee will have to reconsider the issue in the new year.

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