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Latest News From Community Blockade At Barton Moss

Fracking company IGas Energy are trying to drill a Shale/CBM exploration well at Barton Moss in Salford, Greater Manchester. It is the beginning of a programme that could see thousands of fracking wells drilled across the region. The local community […]

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Fracking Manchester: IGas Threatens Barton Moss

  • Fracking focus is shifting to North West
  • IGas Energy plan to start drilling soon
  • Site at Barton Moss in Salford, near Manchester
  • Exploration well targets CBM and Shale Gas
  • Drilling threatened to start in mid-November
  • IGas are busy fortifying the pad with fencing
  • On area of Mosslands known for wildlife
  • Growing local opposition as awareness grows
  • Resistance being organised by local groups
  • Callout for support for across the country
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