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The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions

 
Crossposted from NoDashforGas
The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions by Melanie Strickland.
Published 11 December 2014
“It reads like a sweetie shop for corporate lobbyists, and for all those still intent on their neo-liberal deregulatory crusade.” Jonathon Porritt in his blog sums up everything that’s wrong with the Infrastructure[…]

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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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GLOBAL FRACKDOWN RALLY – NO TTIP DEMO – KURDISH PROTEST – LIVESTREAM

 

By Inka Stafrace and Obi Live
October 11th 2014.
If you believe in astrology you should definitely find something happening in the stars for October 11th 2014. If not…well maybe you should ditch astrology! October 11th 2014  was the Global Frackdown Action Day and the European Day of Action for TTIP. Activists uniting globally[…]

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Law vs Justice by Tina-Louise Rothery

Crossposted from Law vs Justice by Tina-Louise Rothery
 

For the past three years I have often been made to feel like I am a criminal; made to feel that my actions cause fear and that I am not entitled to justice because I made the decision to stop being taken through life according to[…]

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Fracking protester cleared of obstructing police after court rules GMP got the law wrong

Fracking protester cleared of obstructing police after court rules GMP got the law wrong
An appeal panel has ruled that Greater Manchester Police got the law wrong when they arrested an activist outside Barton Moss Community Protection Camp
He had attached himself by the neck to a door handle inside an orange single-decker parked outside[…]

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The Criminalisation of Democratic Movements by Dan Ashman.

 
 
Last week we had a banner making session at Victoria Park in Leicester with a view to walk down to the Clock Tower holding our newly created pieces of art and then raise awareness of the impending on-shore drilling initiative that puts in further jeopardy the quality of the air, soil & water[…]

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Livestream – Manchester Climate March and Neo-Labour Conference.

Manchester Climate March and Neo-Labour Conference. Livestreams from TristanWoodwards and Timbernot
Original Invite:
On 21st September, on the eve of a historic UN summit on climate change in New York, people will take to the streets in their hundreds and thousands, in unprecedented mobilisations in many of the World’s largest cities. They will be calling[…]

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Ellesmere Port and Chester residents start the latest protection camp

Ellesmere Port and Chester residents start the latest protection camp at the entrance to Merseyton Road, Ellesmere Port, near Chester where I-Gas are setting up a drill site to search for coal bed methane. More details and a ‘wish list’ can now be found on the Ellesmere Port Community Protection Camp page….. PLEASE SUPPORT THE[…]

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