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Hunters shot geese on Cuadrillas wildfowl refuge

News Hunters shot geese on Cuadrillas wildfowl refuge

Pink Footed Geese feeding on a wildfowl refuge set up by fracking company Cuadrilla were shot by hunters who had leased the same fields. Cuadrilla rented land on the Lancashire coast as winter grazing for birds displaced by its exploratory … Continue reading

Cuadrilla Resources Planning Breaches & Technical Failures

Uncategorized Cuadrilla Resources Planning Breaches & Technical Failures

Lancashire Sites Becconsall, Banks Drilled beyond agreed 90-day time limit [Planning Breach] Drilled beyond cut-off date to protect wintering birds [Planning Breach] Failure to restore site within agreed time [Planning Breach] Drilled a sidetrack, though planning permission was for a … Continue reading

Becconsall Exploration Site - Timeline 2010-14

Uncategorized Becconsall Exploration Site – Timeline 2010-14

27th July 2010 – Cuadrilla submits application 08/10/0973 for an exploratory borehole and testing of hydrocarbons 20th October 2010 – Lancashire County Council approves application 08/10/0973. Work to be completed within 18 months of commencement and conditions include an ecological … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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

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