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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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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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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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