Yearly Archives: 2011

Press Release: Natural Gas Drilling Rig Stormed by Anti-Fracking Protesters

This morning nine people from the national anti-fracking network Frack Off have halted work at Cuadrilla Resources’ drilling site in Hesketh Bank, Lancashire. They ran on to the fracking site early this morning and scaled the drilling rig using climbing […]

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Blind Panic, Vested Interests and Asset Stripping…

Leaving aside all of the ecological, environmental, geological and pollution concerns. The blasting of water, sand and corrosive chemicals deep into the ground to crack the bed-rock. The risk of poisoning tapwater, causing earthquakes and releasing more greenhouse gases than […]

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Communities resisting fossil fuel extraction

While fossil fuel use trashes our planet and threatens our future, communities local to extraction sites suffer the health effects of extraction: Recent studies have shown high rates of asthma, certain cancers and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in communities near […]

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Fracking with our food supply

Fracking may create a few jobs in the energy industry, but it will also put farmers’ and growers’ livelihoods at risk: “Walking through the village of Hesketh Bank in West Lancashire, you can see why the residents are so proud […]

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Press Release: Anti-fracking protesters plan to shut down an industry environmental summit.

E-mail: media@frack-off.org Phone: 07931195505 Twitter: @frack_off Website: www.frack-off.org Anti-fracking protesters plan to shut down £1500-a-ticket industry summit National anti-fracking network ‘Frack Off’ have called for the UK’s first mass action against fracking at a Shale Gas Environmental Summit. On Wednesday […]

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Fracking DOES cause earthquakes – a battle won in a wider war

Today’s announcement that UK fracker Cuadrilla caused earthquakes at the site of its two test wells is a victory for all fracking activists. Today’s British Geological Survey confirms what activists have been saying for months. Cuadrilla are putting together a […]

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Frack Off (London) put pressure on in the big city

Frack Off (London) put pressure on in the big city

So. Today our friends from Cuadrilla had a meeting with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). They were there to present the results of their ‘earthquake study’ into their geomechanical operations, and report on how they plan to […]

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Campaigners Tell Cuadrilla to Frack Off

Campaigners Tell Cuadrilla to Frack Off

Anti-fracking group ‘Frack Off – London’ rallied outside the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) today where industry pioneers ‘Cuadrilla Resources’ were presenting of the results of their earthquake study. The campaigners staged a mock confrontation with ‘Cuadrilla professionals’ […]

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