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Cuadrilla Cock up will Cost Company Millions

Cuadrilla Cock up will Cost Company Millions

Last Friday UK fracker Cuadrilla abandoned its fourth Lancashire well due to a technical cock-up. The company plans to drill a fifth well adjacent to the abandoned one, but the mistake will cost the company several million pounds. During recent […]

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Auschwitz to be drilled for gas

Auschwitz to be drilled for gas

The sickening heedlessness of the contemporary fossil fuel industry is highlighted by the revelation that Scottish driller Dart Energy – with 22 coal bed methane wells in planning in Scotland – is also exploring for gas “not a stone’s throw” […]

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Driller`s wells produce carcinogenic water

The Coal Bed Methane (CBM) operator behind the UK’s largest onshore gas development, Dart Energy, has found its old CBM wells in Australia are now producing carcinogenic water. 50% of Dart’s 7-year-old wells in Dalby, Queensland were found to be […]

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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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The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) let Australian gas driller self regulate!

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are handling Australian gas drillers Dart Energy like a baby wombat when in fact they have more in common with a massively destructive fossil fuel industry. Dart Energy have run into problems at Fullerton Cove […]

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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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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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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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