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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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Even more ways to poison the water supply.

The fight against our right to live with clean air, land and water is intensifying. These are even worse than what the Frack Free groups have been fighting against, these are Coal Bed Methane extraction and Underground Coal Gasification.
With the connivance of the government, local and national, these corporations want to make profits, while[...]

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First arrests at Crawberry Hill Community Protection Camp

Ben’s story: “On thurs 15th may I woke up at Crawberry Hill Community Camp as part of the anti-fracking movement.
At approx 9:15am a local Ellerington crane driver from Bishop Burton arrived, to gain entry to the site in order to remove dangerous, toxic water.
The crane driver (a local lad) turned sharply around a[...]

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How the US/EU Trade Agreement (TTIP) will Impact the Environment – StopTTIP

How the US/EU Trade Agreement (TTIP) will Impact the Environment – StopTTIP
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a corporate bill of rights. Corporations want to use it to sue governments for bans on fracking. Corporations want to drill thousands of fracking wells across the UK, which will lead to pollution of local[...]

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Open Letter to the Greater Manchester Police, by Colin Gong.

Breach of Bail Charges Dropped, by Colin Gong.
I just heard from Lizars Solicitors that my trial for Thursday has been cancelled … charges dropped.
As anticipated , I have mixed feelings about it – on the one hand it saves us doing a long and expensive journey …. but on the other it saves[...]

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Police were not doing their duty at Barton Moss

Cross-posted from Hazel Hedge’s blog
At Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on the morning of 9th May, PC Genge was on the stand. We watched video footage of him and other officers pushing people along Barton Moss Road. At one point Genge’s fist was in the small of a protector’s back. The day before, an[...]

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Upton Community Protection Camp & Other Updates.

 
 
Upton Community Protection Camp, Cheshire is looking AMAZING. The camp is set-up on the only land in the county that fracking company Dart Energy have all required permission(s) to drill.
Camp address: Duttons Lane, Upton-by-Chester CH2 2PE
See the camp’s FB page here: https://www.facebook.com/UptonProtection
Read about Dart’s plans for the region here: http://frack-off.org.uk/dart-frack-attack-multi-well-program-in-midlands/[...]

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April Weekend of Activism by Carl Green.

It’s been a very busy weekend with lots happening, I hardly noticed it went so quick. by Carl Green.
The Barton Moss crew and locals were out in Manchester with a Wake Up Manchester rally, all streamed and what a fantastic time they had. Music, fun and lots of info distributed a well deserved success.[...]

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