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Tearing Up The Tracks

category mayo | environment | news report author Saturday April 02, 2011 19:17author by Rossport Solidarity Camp - ShellToSeaauthor email rossportsolidaritycamp at gmail dot comauthor phone 085 114 1170 Report this post to the editors

2nd National Day Of Action

2nd National Day of Action at Aughoose sees bogmat track removed under watching eyes of security guards

Today saw the 2nd National Day of Action at Aughoose Co.Mayo. Shell to Sea supporters from across the country tore up the track of bogmats vital to Shell work.

Around 2pm today a group of about 15 activists entered Shell's work area and began overturning the bogmats by hand. The bogmat track is designed to prevent work vehicles sinking into bogland .
The Bogmats were set up over the last 2 days to be used to aid Shell vehicles.

This will delay the attempt by Shell to start work on the pipeline. Every time this is done to the bogmat track they can only make repairs by retreading their path. As there are currently two legal challenges in the High Court on the An Bord Pleanala decision to grant permission for the pipeline, we believe no work should be taking place. Protests and interventions will continue every day from now on, come up & support!
The Rossport Solidarity Camp will be running a direct action training this weekend, Saturday 9th- Sunday 10th April, email rossportsolidaritycamp@gmail.com or text 085 114 1170

author by U.K. watchingpublication date Sun Apr 03, 2011 09:52author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Well done everyone, Shell need to see that our campaign will never give up, never give in.

 
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