Tag Archives: Lancashire

Frack Off April Newsletter: Fighting Fracking On Multiple Fronts

Contents Jump straight to: Introduction Take Action Latest News Actions & Events Planning Applications & Appeals Local Anti-Fracking Groups Introduction Across the country the fracking industry is on the offensive, but in 2017 fracking resistance has never been stronger. Over […]

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Frack Off Feb/Mar Newsletter: National Day Of Action, Lancashire & More

Contents Jump straight to: Introduction Take Action Latest News Actions & Events Planning Applications & Appeals Local Anti-Fracking Groups Introduction   Across the country the fracking industry is on the offensive in 2017, but the fracking resistance has never been […]

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Lancashire Fracking Showdown: The Beginning Of A Larger Battle

  • Plans For Large New Lancashire Fracking Sites
  • Council Considering Applications This Week
  • Communities are mobilising to fight this threat
  • If rejected will be appeal to central government
  • Approval would just be beginning of long battle
  • Would take 2 years to drill and frack the sites
  • Cuadrilla gathering data to get more investment
  • Level of community resistance will be decisive
  • Communities blocking fracking across the globe
  • Stakes are very high and not just for Lancashire
  • Area where fracking pushed most aggressively
  • Threat of thousands of wells across Lancashire
  • Potentially tens of thousands across Britain
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Cuadrilla Resources Planning Breaches & Technical Failures

After 5 years Cuadrilla Resources dismal track record speaks volumes. Behind their continuing PR effort the company has blundered into a series of planning breaches and technical failures that are listed in detail below. As storm clouds gather over the […]

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Pictures Reveal Scale of Preston New Road Pipeline Works

This picture overlays Cuadrilla’s proposed Preston New Road site with United Utilities pipeline work. The site and access track will cover a large area of two fields. 190m of hedgerow and two trees will have to be removed to establish […]

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Annas Road Update – Cuadrilla contractor starts drilling 100`s of holes for sesimic monitoring equipment

Residents north of the Ribble Estuary in Lancashire have began to notice Cuadrilla’s advance guard moving into the area. PR Marriott drill rigs will be in fields for the next few months ahead of attempts to drill and frack the […]

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Communities Dig In To Fight Fracking

The long expected announcement that the government will allow fracking companies to continue attempts at exploitation of unconventional gas is the start of a major battle over what sort of world which we will leave to our children. In the […]

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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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