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All Fracked Out Before We’ve Begun

As more individuals find out about the impacts of fracking, more communities are becoming mobilised and the resistance is growing, hour by hour, day by day. The government talks about ‘gold standard’ regulation here in the UK making fracking safe, but we know this is fools’ gold… no amount of regulation can make fracking SAFE.[...]

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West Sussex County Council Refuses Planning Permission to Frackers.

+++BREAKING NEWS+++ The planning application for exploratory drilling between the villages of Kirdford and Wisborough Green, West Sussex has just been unanimously REFUSED by WSCC planning committee.
LINKS:
Frack Free Sussex
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Local MP for Kirdford / Wisborough Green, Nick Herbert, has spoken out against the planning application for exploratory drilling on the outskirts of[...]

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Why are the Fracking Industry and Government so afraid?

What are the industry and government so afraid of? Despite being invited, nobody from the industry trade group UKOOG nor government was prepared to be on the panel for the recent #talkfracking events around the country. On Tuesday, the same was the case in West Sussex when BBC Radio Sussex, Surrey and Kent held a[...]

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Fracking is an Issue for All of Us, Not just Politicians in Westminster

Vivienne Westwood gets on her soap box to tell us why we should all be passionate about the issues around fracking. Don’t miss the Daily Politics Show on BBC2 tomorrow at 12 noon.
#talkfracking[...]

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West Newton Earth Warriors Released

The right to peaceful protest was again eroded yesterday when three protectors were arrested for PEACEFULLY walking in trucks to the West Newton site. THANK YOU to the protectors for putting themselves on the front line. Many more people are now waking up the dangers of fracking, but more people are needed to support those[...]

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Julie Wassmer – East Kent Against Fracking

Crossposted from Julie Wassmer – East Kent Against Fracking
Julie Wassmer is a freelance writer and author, member of the campaign groups ‘East Kent Against Fracking’ and ‘Mothers Against Fracking’. She also sits on the Environment Committee of Kent’s Campaign for Protection of Rural England.

The Government claims fracking must not become a political football,[...]

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The ConDems want to rob us of our right to stop fracking firms drilling under our homes.

In 2015, the Magna Carta is 800 years old. The Magna Carta is the FOUNDATION OF LIBERTY. The government wants to change the law to facilitate fracking and our RIGHTS to stop firms from drilling under our homes will be stripped away from us. Francis Egan of Lord Brown’s Cuadrilla said that the government should[...]

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New York’s highest court has upheld the right of towns to ban fracking within their borders!

HUGE NEWS! In a resounding victory that will ripple across the nation, New York’s highest court has just upheld the right of towns to ban fracking within their borders! Our attorneys represented the small town of Dryden, NY in a furious legal battle with the oil and gas industry, and in the end justice prevailed![...]

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Is This The USA Shale Fail All Over Again?

In 2012 alone, Southwest Energy wrote down reserves of Fayetteville from 5 to 3 trillion cubic feet (tcf); Chesapeake Energy wrote down Haynesville and Barnett proven reserves by 4.6 tcf (erasing 20% of its proven reserves); EnCana wrote off $1.7 billion in shale gas assets; British Petroleum wrote off $2.1 billion due to failed investments[...]

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