Yearly Archives: 2017

Ineos Gamble Takes UK Fracking Threat To Unprecedented Levels

Ineos Gamble Takes UK Fracking Threat To Unprecedented Levels

Don’t be fooled by Ineos executives talk of a “science stage” and “testing”. They are currently putting together equipment and logistics for a full scale invasion of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire & Rotherham in an attempt to source gas for their chemicals business. For a long time there has been a concern that if the fracking industry […]

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Guest Blog: Ineos Ethane Imports Put U.S Communities In The Path Of Fracking Pipelines (Mariner East 2/2X)

Guest Blog: Ineos Ethane Imports Put U.S Communities In The Path Of Fracking Pipelines (Mariner East 2/2X)

A gas leak at the Ineos petrochemical plant in Grangemouth on Tuesday sparked a major emergency incident. A ‘Lack of information’ caused public panic as residents were instructed to stay indoors and nearby schools went into lock-down, panic spread throughout the town and the surrounding areas. Read more… Communities in the U.S already face this […]

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Frack Off April Newsletter: Fighting Fracking On Multiple Fronts

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 300 community groups (and rising) are preparing to meet this challenge. Low oil prices are […]

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

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 stronger. Around 300 community groups, and growing, are preparing to meet this challenge. While oil […]

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Fighting Fracking In 2016: A Year Of Community Resistance Costs Frackers

Fighting Fracking In 2016: A Year Of Community Resistance Costs Frackers

  • Year of more delays/costs for fracking industry
  • 2016 began with major threat in Lancashire
  • A year on there is no progress on ground
  • Strong community opposition slowing industry
  • Number of communities threatened is growing
  • Increased efforts to block local decision making
  • Movement will need to adapt to stay effective
  • This is a battle which we cannot afford to lose

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