Yearly Archives: 2013

The Great Gas Gala – Day 21 In Pictures

Day 21 (Weds 14th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex Next Day: Day 22 Updates: Day 20, Day 19, Day 18, Day 15, Day 13, Day 12, Day 11, Day 10, Day 9, Day 8, Day 7, Day 6, […]

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The Great Gas Gala – Day 20 In Pictures

Day 20 (Tues 13th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex Updates: Day 19, Day 18, Day 15, Day 13, Day 12, Day 11, Day 10, Day 9, Day 8, Day 7, Day 6, Day 5, Day 4, Day 3, […]

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Creeping Inferno: Underground Coal Gasification Threat Comes Onshore

Creeping Inferno: Underground Coal Gasification Threat Comes Onshore

  • New UCG licence application submitted
  • Onshore in Warwickshire countryside
  • 24 licences in UK already given away
  • All blocks just off the coast up until now
  • Could open door for UCG to move onshore
  • UCG involves burning coal underground
  • Toxic/Carcinogenic tars are a byproduct
  • Long history of contaminating groundwater
  • Large amounts of toxic waste produced
  • Larger area, including Coventry, threatened

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Underground Coal Gasification: Creating Hell On Earth

Underground Coal Gasification: Creating Hell On Earth

  • UCG involves burning coal underground
  • Same drilling technology as Shale/CBM
  • Produces Syngas (similar to Town Gas)
  • Toxic/Carcinogenic tars are byproduct
  • Process out in open environment
  • Small scale trials in past decades
  • Resulted in serious water contamination
  • Plans to burn billions of tons of coal
  • Would guarantee climate catastrophe
  • 24 UCG licenses approved around coast
  • Onshore licence being considered now

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The Great Gas Gala – Day 19 In Pictures

Day 19 (Mon 12th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex Updates: Day 18, Day 15, Day 13, Day 12, Day 11, Day 10, Day 9, Day 8, Day 7, Day 6, Day 5, Day 4, Day 3, Day 2, […]

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Balcombe Great Gas Gala – Day 18 In Pictures

Balcombe Great Gas Gala – Day 18 In Pictures

Day 18 (Sun 11th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe SussexSee The Great Gas Gala Website for upcoming events and how to get involved. Update (2pm): Day 18 of the community fracking blockade in Balcombe. Huge numbers of people coming […]

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Balcombe Great Gas Gala – Day 15 In Pictures

Day 15 (Thurs 8th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex Updates: Day 13, Day 12, Day 11, Day 10, Day 9, Day 8, Day 7, Day 6, Day 5, Day 4, Day 3, Day 2, Day 1, The Great […]

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Balcombe Great Gas Gala – Day 13 In Pictures

Day 13 (Tues 6th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex Updates: Day 12, Day 11, Day 10, Day 9, Day 8, Day 7, Day 6, Day 5, Day 4, Day 3, Day 2, Day 1, The Great Gas Gala […]

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