Author Archives: John Gray

Living with an Anti-fracking Camp – A Chester Resident`s Experience

The following guest-blog was written by Paul Beers. Paul is a resident of Upton, A suburb of Chester threatened by fracking company Dart Energy (recently bought by IGas Energy). Upton hosts a Community Protection Camp set-up on land that has […]

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New UK Fracking Licence Areas Confirmed

The UK government has announced that roughly 60% of the UK is now available to be licensed to fracking companies. After a brief “consultation” period it is likely that the licenses will be handed out to fraking companies in the […]

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January Newsletter

Something we’ve missed? Send it to info@frack-off.org. News Frack Free February in Somerset – Whole month of anti-fracking events including 6 public meetings, 5 film showings, 2 benefit gigs and many other events, organised by Frack Free Somerset Coalition www.frackfreesomerset.org/frack-free-february/frack-free-february-overview […]

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Frack Free Febuary – Somerset

Frack Free February is a Month of Action in Somerset with public meetings, talks, stalls, workshops, actions and more all raising awareness about the threats to our communities and the bigger picture of extreme energy. The Frack Free February Month […]

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Spin-busting: What is actually going on in Lancashire?

January 2013 Round Up Whichever way you look at it, Cuadrilla Resources have had a pretty ropey couple of years. The squeaky clean, everything by the book shale pioneers induced an earthquake back in April 2011 and have since been […]

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Pro-fracking Speaker gets MOONED at Leeds Uni!

Protestors with “FRACK-OFF” written on their arses mooned a pro-fracking lecture at Leeds Uni. The talk, The Science of Fracking – Societal Issues and Perceptions, by Dale Leckie of Canadian Oil and Gas company Nexen Inc was organised by the […]

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Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) – DASH FOR GAS ISN’T ALL IT’S FRACKED UP TO BE

The government should proceed with caution over fracking warns the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), in its new policy position statement ‘hydraulic fracturing of shale in the UK’. The statement reviews the potential environmental impacts of 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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