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Anti-Fracking Win in N.Y. Court May Deal Blow to Industry

By Chris Dolmetsch, Freeman Klopott and Jim Efstathiou Jr. June 30 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Betty Liu reports that New York State’s highest court ruled that towns and cities can block hydraulic fracturing within their borders, upholding a six-year-old statewide moratorium on the practice. She speaks on “In The Loop.” New York’s cities and towns can

Posted in News by / July 7th, 2014 / No Comments » Read More

Case Made by eMail Against this Website and our Replies

1. Gov. Hickenlooper has drunk fracking fluid, so it’s not toxic. Reply: Different companies use different mixes in their fracking fluid, often tailoring it to the rocks they need to frack. A controlled small amount of known to be safe fracking fluid injested is NOT proof all fracking fluid is safe. Some sewage outflow water

Posted in News by / June 9th, 2014 / No Comments » Read More

What Are We Fracking For?

Review – Cheltenham Science Festival, Tuesday 3rd June 2014.

Posted in News by / June 4th, 2014 / No Comments » Read More

Register Your Objections To the Licensing Of Our Land To the Fracking Industry By 28th March!

FOE: Notes on how to respond to the Government’s Strategic Environmental Assessment consultation The Government wants to launch a new licensing round for onshore oil and gas. These are held every few years and this round – the 14th – would open up a large area of the UK for licensing (see www.foe.co.uk/frackingmap for details

Posted in News by / March 21st, 2014 / 1 Comment » Read More

Facts on Fracking – What Can Go Wrong

Posted in News by / March 21st, 2014 / 1 Comment » Read More

‘Call to Action – the Time is Now!’

Posted in News, Videos by / March 21st, 2014 / No Comments » Read More

Calling All National Trust Members

Volunteers needed to gather petitions at National Trust sites across the country, against the possibility of fracking on Trust land. Please leave a comment or contact us

Posted in News by / October 24th, 2013 / 4 Comments » Read More

National Trust Members Against Fracking

As a member of the National Trust myself I am appalled by the declaration by  director-general Dame Helen Ghosh that the conservation charity has an “open mind” about allowing fracking on its land.  

Posted in News by / October 24th, 2013 / 1 Comment » Read More

If you thought you were protected, well you’re not!

What the Government is planning to do is nothing short of scandalous. The normal checks and protection afforded by our system has been removed for fracking. The hurdles and public consultation afforded to those planning wind farms or solar are removed for unconventional gas, which includes fracking. We are all in DANGER. We should ALL

Posted in News by / September 27th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

New Front Opens Up in the Battle on Fracking

Anyone at all concerned about fracking, especially in the Cotswolds, NEEDS to come to this meeting: ‘Fracking the Cotswolds’  at the Bingham Hall, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Friday 27th September, 2013. Doors open 7 pm. Open to all. The Government is attempting to win public support for fracking by purposefully keeping the public in the dark and

Posted in News by / September 20th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More
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