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

Blog 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 […]

Pictures Reveal Scale of Preston New Road Pipeline Works

Blog Pictures Reveal Scale of Preston New Road Pipeline Works

United Utilities say it’s ‘Unfortunate’ that their Preston New Road works are so close to Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Preston New Road. So close that parts of the United Utilities work site and Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site actually overlap […]

The Frack Stops Here - LIVE UPDATES

News The Frack Stops Here – LIVE UPDATES

Live updates from The Frack Stop Here! in Preston, Lancashire: Weds, 9am: Hundreds of people from across Lancashire and beyond converge on County Hall in Preston Weds, 10am: Development control meeting begins with large numbers of people inside the chamber […]

Fracking Scotland: Time To Get Organised

Blog Fracking Scotland: Time To Get Organised

  • 4 Frackers focused on the Midland Valley
  • Dart Energy, INEOS, Cluff and Reach CSG
  • UK’s first production application at Airth
  • Outcome of Dart’s planning appeal imminent
  • Dart have permission to drill at Skinflats
  • Production plans for 1,300 wells in PEDL 133
  • IGas acquire Dart to access 1m acres of UK
  • 5 UCG licences already sold in Firth of Forth
  • Cluff Natural Resources plans at Largo Bay
  • More than 1 billion tons of coal targeted
  • Extraction would require over 4,000 wells
  • Plans to sell all Central Belt to frackers
  • 14th Onshore License round happening now
  • Communities getting organised to resist threat
  • Now is the time to get informed and organised