9 Jul 2018, 12.22

The Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment will continue its detailed scrutiny of the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018 at its meeting on Tuesday, 10 July.

The Bill provides for the amendment of the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960, to ensure regard is had to national and global environmental considerations including the annual average global temperature, the monthly mean level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and other matters, when issuing licences, undertakings and leases under the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960 and to provide for related matters.

Appearing before the Committee are:

Representatives from Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)
Representatives from Gas Networks Ireland
Representatives from Oil Change International
Representatives from Zero Carbon Britain  

The meeting will take place in Committee Room 2 from 11am. You can watch committee proceedings here.

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the move, through the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.

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Committee membership

Deputies

Fianna Fáil

Independent

Fine Gael

Green Party

Solidarity - People Before Profit

Sinn Féin

Senators

Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael

Independent

Fine Gael