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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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Kirsty: From The Heart. Crawberry Hill

“We’ve had people driving by rolling their windows down and screaming ‘Get a job!’ That’s weird ’cause I gave up working 6 months ago, but before that I’d worked for 26 years .. I’d been in the army for 5 years and I drove HGVs for the last 20 years.
You have to give up[...]

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Crawberry Hill Protectors Visit Total Environmental Technology

Crawberry Hill Protectors Visit Total Environment Technologies by Alina Winterfell Friedman
Today protectors and local residents paid a visit to Total Environment Technologies office at Kirckburn Manor – roughly 30mins from camp to demand why a company that claims to be “environmental” is one of the main contractors of fracking firms. This private lorry firm[...]

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TalkFracking – Manchester Debate Livestream

Helen Rimmer – Friends of the Earth
Liz Arnold – US Anti-Fracking Campaigner
Tina Louise Rothery – Residents Action on Fylde Fracking
Rachel Thompson – Northern Gas Gala (http://northerngasgala.org.uk/)
Tom Barlow – Reclaim The Power
This is a critical moment for Britain. The government’s plans to introduce fracking will change the UK forever. There are[...]

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Crawberry Hill Update: Total Policing, Total Control 04/06/2014

The Crawberry Hill Community Protection Camp this morning found themselves contained to the camp. They did not even have access to the toilets 30 feet down the road.
The Humberside Police decided that due to their habit of walking slowly in front of the lorries, they were committing a crime. Please note that the Magistrates[...]

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West Newton Camp Arrests 02/06/2014

West Newton Camp Arrests 02/06/2014
Update:DTG02062014 23:55hours.
Humberside Police are STILL refusing to tell us or even the solicitors which station they have taken Nick and Ben over 3h after arrest.
Nick and ‘Gadget’ Ben have been arrested at West Newton Protection Camp for obstruction of highway while walking in vehicles into the fracking compound![...]

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Are You Going to Crawberry Hill? – Dei Gratia

Community opposition to Rathlin Energy’s fracking site near Beverley, Walkington Heads Rd, Yorkshire, HU17 8RU.
Download Link: https://soundcloud.com/deigratiamusic…
LYRICS
Are you going to Crawberry Hill?
Where they plan to frack out its heart,
Beneath the rock lies plenty of shale,
We are there to prevent their start,
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Tell them to come and protect their[...]

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Fracking on private land to be permitted in Queen’s Speech.

On Wednesday, the Queen is to announce a “reform” of trespass laws, which will allow fracking companies to drill on and under private property without asking permission.
“… the technique, which has already been proven to cause small earthquakes in the US. A number of studies have also revealed water pollution, and the practice has[...]

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At last BBC politics show sticks it to pro frackers ?

It is immensely frightening that MPs and government departments spew out information on TV as though it is factual, to thousands of viewers, without first checking the source and checking the credibility of the information. The Sunday Politics Show (South East) presenter Julia George put MP Tim Loughton right.
The LibDem candidate does not support[...]

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