No Gold Mining in Donegal, Ireland

An English company, Great Glen Resources Limited, is looking for licences to prospect for Barytes, Base Metals, Gold and Silver in Donegal, Ireland.
This area is unspoiled, a rural area of natural beauty.
The Junior Minister for Communication, Climate Action and Environment for Ireland, Seán Canney, is about to grant these licenses. The deadline is Friday, the 14th of June.
Gold mining is an extremely destructive process with the use of many chemicals and the destruction of massive volume of rock and soil to extract small amounts of Gold. The risks of spills are very high in Donegal, an area of high rainfall.
We want the Minister to refuse those licenses and need every signature on this petition to save this precious area.

Update #28 hours ago
Success! We send 1504 Signatures from this Petition against Gold Mining in Donegal to the Minster on top of all the objection letters and e-mails. The Company in question has withdrawn! We are aware that in the future other companies may look for a mining licence in Donegal and elsewhere in Ireland. We will stay vigilant. Thank you again! Every signature/voice counts. I was touched by how the community and people from all over the world responded and came together over the last two weeks.
Update #14 days ago
We got 1000 signatures - thank you so much for each one of you who is caring and sharing! We keep going and will deliver all the signatures to the Minsters office on Thursday morning. Each voice can make a difference and we are the people!
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