From standing against various lobbies (oil, gas and deep-sea mining) as well as a government fully in support of oil and gas drilling (both on land and at sea), to supporting fire victims in the North of Portugal, this year we’ve faced many challenges. But thanks to our work together – supporters, members, activists and volunteers – we have a lot to be proud of in 2017.
The underhanded manner in which governments and their colluding partners act in subversive brainwashing campaigns, in an endeavour to advance their oil and gas exploration agenda in Portugal, can at times be truly disgusting.
We appeal to all our catholic brothers and sisters spread across the globe: The “Sanctuary of Fátima”, in Portugal was included in an oil and gas exploration contract, which makes provision for the use of hydraulic fracturing technologies (Fracking). It must be stopped.
ASMAA announced today that it is in process of taking legal action against the Portuguese government for breach of constitutional rights.
Rumours that Galp/ENI would be seeking to have its Drilling Works Program (Proposed Scope of Work) for 2018 submitted for comments to local municipalities started to surface on Wednesday the 8 November.
At ASMAA we have spent a lot of time debating about tackling this issue at this specific time. Should we, shouldn’t we? A big dillema ...