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Canterbury is not for shale by Julie Wassmer

Crossposted from Canterbury Times by Julie Wassmer
LAST week more than 150 high-profile names signed a letter calling for fracking to be suspended pending an “independent and thorough public debate.”
Part of an initiative called Talk Fracking, the letter’s signees included Professor Sir Harold Kroto FRS (Nobel Laureate in chemistry), Professor David Smythe (Emeritus professor[…]

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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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Corresponding with Humberside Police by Tim Williams.

Corresponding with Humberside Police by Tim Williams. Tim was one of the Occupiers at OccupyLSX camp and like many others answered the call to stop Fracking in Balcombe, back in July, and then Barton Moss. This is an Occupier’s Perspective of negotiating with the police. Other Occupiers and Protectors may not hold the same views.[…]

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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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Greenpeace turns PM’s home into drilling site as frackers’ bill is announced

Greenpeace is turning David Cameron’s constituency home into a fracking site this morning as controversial legislation clearing the way for under-house drilling is expected to be announced in the Queen’s Speech later today.
More details on their site.
http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/media/press-releases/greenpeace-turns-pm’s-home-drilling-site-frackers’-bill-announced-20140604
LINKS:
http://www.channel4.com/news/fracking-david-cameron-greenpeace-house-protest[…]

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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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