Large crowd urged to send in objections over gold prospecting plans

first_imgA crowd of more than 200 people last night attended a meeting to hear concerns over plans to prospect for gold and silver in the Glenfin area.The meeting, held at Coimin National School, was called over fears of the lack of consultation with locals over the plans.The Government is considering granting four such licences for various parts of Donegal to an English company. Locals only have a number of days to send in objections to the Department of Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment’s Richard Bruton proposal to grant prospecting licences under the Minerals Development Acts, 1940-1999 appeared on Donegal County Council’s website.Those wishing to object to the licenses have 30 days from the appearance of the notice which was issued on May 16th.The company behind the plans are Great Glen Resources Limited, of Queensway, Hertfordshire in England.Those at last night’s meeting were told not to allow any member of the company onto their lands.   Large crowd urged to send in objections over gold prospecting plans was last modified: June 7th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalglenfinGoldprospectinglast_img

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