Yearly Archives: 2015

Upton Day 591 (Mon 16th Nov)

Large gathering to show support for the Upton camp which is standing in the way of IGas’s attempts to frack Cheshire

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Upton Day 581 (Fri 6th Nov)

Upton Day 581 (Fri 6th Nov)

IGas in court in Manchester trying to get a possession order so they can try to evict the camp in Upton. Large demonstration outside the court. IGas granted possession order which comes into effect on 4th Dec.

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Upton Day 567 (Fri 23rd Oct)

IGas have sent in the bailiffs and police to nail up a notice that they have acquired a 30 year lease to the site. Likely prelude to starting eviction proceedings. See Fracking Company IGas Trys To Intimidate Community In Upton […]

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Upton Day 553 (Mon 9th Oct)

Upton Day 553 (Mon 9th Oct)

Local people have blockaded vehicles belonging to seismic testing company who laying explosive charges to commence seismic testing in the area.

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Fracking companies need thousands of wells to make a profit. Every well drilled is a foot in the door!!!

Fracking Infographics

Fracking Stages Infographic Fracking Impacts Infographic Underground Coal Gasification Infographic MORE RESOURCES: 20 Impacts of Shale Gas 20 Impacts of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) 20 Impacts of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)

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New Fracking Sell-Off: Time To Get Organised

New Fracking Sell-Off: Time To Get Organised

  • New Fracking Licence Give Away Begins
  • 27 New Exploration Licences Issued
  • Covering Around 1,000 Square Miles
  • IGas, Cuadrilla And INEOS Get More Licences
  • As Well As New Fracking Players
  • Plans To Give Away Another 132 Licences
  • Covering Around 5,000 Square Miles
  • Could Happen Within Months
  • Many Communities Newly Threatened
  • Now Is The Time To Get Organised

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Queensland Underground Coal Gasification Time Bomb Explodes

Queensland Underground Coal Gasification Time Bomb Explodes

A flagship project cited by proponents of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) in the UK has resulted in criminal charges against the directors of an Australian company. It has taken seven years for the damage to come to light but Linc […]

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Upton Day 480 (Tues 28th Jul)

Upton Day 480 (Tues 28th Jul)

Upton residents demonstrate their opposition to fracking outside a parish council meeting. Frack Free Upton have surveyed 2,121 households and 86% of the 2,284 residents consulted are against any form of exploration and development.

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