‘All-Ireland approach on environmental issues required’ – Boylan

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Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said an all-Ireland approach is needed to address environmental issues.
Sinn Fein MLA Cathal Boylan

Sinn Fein MLA Cathal Boylan

The Armagh representative was speaking following a meeting of Sinn Fein’s environmental spokespersons across the island. “As an all-Ireland party, Sinn Fein’s spokespersons on environmental issues met to discuss energy, waste management and other key environmental issues,” Boylan stated. “It is crucial to take an island-wide approach to dealing with our future energy needs and the challenges to the all-Ireland energy market posed by Brexit. “We must also harmonise our efforts in dealing with waste management and tackling climate change.
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Annie newry times box adHe added, “We also need to ensure our environment is protected and that includes a commitment to block fracking anywhere on the island. None of these issues stop at the border, nor does our approach to them.”

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