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Medact Letter to Lancashire County Council Councillors

Medact, a registered charity consisting mainly of public health specialists and clinicians, have written to Lancashire County Council to object to the planning applications for fracking at Rosacre and Preston New Road. Can we suggest you make your MPs and Councillors aware of this?! The letter is available here:
http://www.medact.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Medact-Letter-to-Lancashire-County-Council-Councillors.pdf[…]

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Haldane Society: Fracking – the Protests and the Court Cases

Haldane Society lecture and questions 03/12/2014
Here’s a link to my talk about why the anti fracking campaign matters at Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers last night, and Tom Wainwright spoke about the legal cases against community protectors. ~Melanie Strickland.

On another note:
VICE did a great job with their fracking documentary now out, with[…]

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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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The Bigger the Bribe, The Bigger the Lie. By Vanessa Vine.

The annual reports of the British Geological Survey show that it is not averse to receiving funding from the oil and gas industry. Similar wild claims of recoverable shale reserves in California were this week exposed as being 96% overhyped .. and the Monterey shale boom is now bust.
Why does an industry that purports[…]

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Ministers want to change trespass law to boost fracking.

Ministers want to change trespass law to boost fracking.
The Home Office has confirmed that the trespass law will be changed to facilitate fracking… in other words, companies will be able to drill and frack under our homes and land without our permission, and will be able to install pipes to transport the gas under[…]

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Fracking and the Un-Hoodwinking of America

Fracking and the Un-Hoodwinking of America
VIDEO LINK BELOW. Sandra Steingraber Ph.D, sends Europe a powerful message from the USA. BIFF hopes you will watch, share and send this to MPs, MEPs, Councillors and all your representatives.
Ecologist, author, and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized authority on the environment links to[…]

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Daneshill Rig Occupied

Waking up this morning and we find out that the Daneshill Protectors have occupied the fracking rig.
Good show.
King of the Castle Dart Energy are the Dirty Rascals
The first rig to be scaled in this ecocidal push for yet more fossil fuels.
In a dramatic dawn raid at approx 5.00 am this morning[…]

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Daneshill Community Protection Camp by Linwë Ar-Feiniel

Daneshill Community Protection Camp by Linwë Ar-Feiniel
Taking some time to reflect on the past few months. My current location is Daneshill in Nottinghamshire, the home of a beautiful protest camp in the woods opposite the Dart Energy drill site in which Coal Bed Methane extraction and fracking is due to take place. The quaint[…]

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Sussex Fractivists Co-ordination Meeting

Sussex Fractivists Co-ordination Meeting
Livestream Footage by Occupy Mayday.
http://bambuser.com/v/4476966
PUBLIC MEETING: A WAY FORWARD
Can we strengthen the campaign against fracking and move towards a national ban as in France, Bulgaria and members states of Germany?
TUESDAY 25th MARCH 2014 7pm – 9.30pm
Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton,
BN1 1YD, East Sussex.
All Sussex[…]

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