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North Yorkshire and the #Tories up the #Fracking ante

 The Fracking Industry responded cautiously to yesterday’s decision to allow fracking to start in North Yorkshire. Third Energy said they expected their relationship with the local community to continue in … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The March For #Jobs, #Health, #Education and #Homes, #London 16th April 2016.

Our day out in London. We marched. We spoke up. We met lots of people who are fed up with what is being presented by a Tory Government as the … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Health case against shale gas exploration is convincing, expert tells fracking inquiry + key health issues from Day 12 – DRILL OR DROP?

The health risks of shale gas exploration are too great to justify it going ahead, the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans heard today. The health effects of exploration included: Stress … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

#Government proposals for #fracking are the exact opposite of #GreenParty principles

A leaked letter, published by Friends of The Earth, first revealed the Government’s intention to overrule local councils and residents on fracking. The letter just adds to the impression that … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

January 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Don’t understand fracking, you must be in touch with your feminine side.

A large number of women are opposed to “fracking”, apparently, because they don’t understand it. Who said this? Averil Macdonald, chairwoman of shale gas lobby group U.K. Onshore Oil and … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

A $600-Million Fracking Company Just Sued This Tiny Ohio Town For Its Water – Is your Town next?

A $600-Million Fracking Company Just Sued This Tiny Ohio Town For Its Water | ThinkProgress. ” critics of Ohio’s oil and gas boom have worried that there isn’t enough regulation … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

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