Yearly Archives: 2012

Fight to stop the suicidal `Dash for Gas` needs you

  • New gas fired power station occupied
  • Plans for 20 new plants across country
  • Part of push to burn all remaining fossil fuels
  • Would trigger catastrophic climate change
  • Since Rio+20 big push for ‘green capitalism’
  • Climate change quietly being embraced
  • Grassroots community resistance needed
  • Lots of different things that everyone can do
  • Your area will have something to fight soon

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Power station occupation illustrates demand surge for fracked gas

Power station occupation illustrates demand surge for fracked gas

  Today’s occupation of West Burton power station is part of a growing UK movement opposing new gas-based electricity. And as well as the 20 new gas-fired power stations planned, the government is similarly committed to fueling these stations with […]

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Dart shareholder hired hitman, broke sanctions & paid Tories £550,000

The company planning 22 Scottish coal bed methane gas wells – Dart Energy – has a dark secret. One of the company’s owners – Bob Finch- paid a Serbian war criminal $1m to enforce a business deal in 2001. In […]

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Boom and Bust Rocks Dart Energy

Boom and Bust Rocks Dart Energy

The 2-year-old company planning 22 coal bed methane wells in Airth, Scotland already has a history of boom and bust. Only a year after Dart Energy’s $300m launch in 2010 the company was forced to write off $101.8 after the […]

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Guide to Objecting: UK Methane Application – Keynsham, Somerset.

When objecting to the planning application, please include your name and address or your objection may not be counted. If using a template, please adapt it using your own words as duplicate letters will not carry the same weight.  The […]

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Newsletter October 2012

Frack Off Newsletter October 2012 In this Month’s Newsletter: Scotland – UK’s first unconventional production wells land in Airth – Object Lancashire – Cuadrilla resources renewal of planning application – UK’s second EVER frack – Object Somerset – Coalbed methane […]

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Who owns Dart Energy?

Dart Energy plans 22 unconventional new gas wells at its site in Airth, Scotland. Yet the company planning the UK’s biggest onshore gas development has many different owners with no single controlling interest. Dart’s main shareholders are a bunch of […]

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Lancashire: Cuadrilla Creeping Consent

Lancashire: Cuadrilla Creeping Consent

Cuadrilla executives haven’t worn their cute little helmets and blue jump suits for a while. Instead they are back at the planning office asking for permissions. This represents an unprecedented opportunity for local people, in fact everyone to get involved […]

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