Yearly Archives: 2011

I`m pissed off about this! What should I do?

So you’re pissed off about fracking but don’t know what to do about it. Forming a local anti-fracking group in your area is and excellent response. You may not immediately have all the skills and free time that are needed […]

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Cuadrilla`s Big Gas Results: the devil in the details

Cuadrilla’s press conference and wine and dine dinner hosted for councilors of all levels last Wednesday in Blackpool was aimed at bigging up the benefits of ‘new gas’ in the UK in order to win over investors as well as […]

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What fracking chemicals does Cuadrilla use?

The short answer to that only Cuadrilla Resources, and perhaps its contractors, know and they have not been particularly forthcoming on this question, while simultaneously proclaiming that they are being extremely open on the issue. Some information is available on […]

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This Tuesday Tell the Industry to Frack Off!

Anti-Frackers, This Monday and Tuesday, industry experts will be holding a conference in London to discuss new shale gas projects and market (wretch) opportunities.  The conference is called Unconventional Gas, Global Opportunities and will be held at the Holiday Inn […]

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Caudrilla: fracking fluids available at Tesco

In Cuadrilla’s February submission to parliament, the company points out it’s fracking fluids are found in nappies, glass cleaner, salt, and bleach. Even salad cream gets a mention. Reading the submission you’d imagine the company simply nips down to the […]

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Secretary of State recommends ‘Gasland’

Secretary of State Chris Huhne this week recommended people watch the Oscar-nominated ‘Gasland’. Huhne, speaking at the Liberal Democrats party conference in Birmingham, said: “”I recommend you look at the film Gasland, which is a bit of a wake-up call. […]

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Some more things wrong with fracking!

Just in case you were worried that the staged PR blitz by Cuadrilla Resources, announcing a huge find of shale gas under Lancashire, to try to keep one of its main investors off life support, meant that there isn’t any […]

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Blackpool Tower banner drop climbers in court on Tues

On the 6th of August anti-fracking campaigners climbed 500 feet to hang two banners from Blackpool Tower to raise awareness of the huge issues associated with the gas extraction method. A trial relating to the banner drop is being held […]

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