Yearly Archives: 2018

Extreme Mining: Small Deposit And Seabed Mining Threats Growing

Extreme Mining: Small Deposit And Seabed Mining Threats Growing

Summary Growing new mining threats across globe Britain and Ireland not immune from trend First new metals mine in decades dug in 2015 Large number of mining plans in pipeline Driven by similar dynamics to fracking As easier to extract resources depleted Industry resorts to more extreme measures Small deposit mining: many smaller mines Seabed […]

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Frack Off April Newsletter: Fracking Industry Counts Cost Of More Delays

Frack Off April Newsletter: Fracking Industry Counts Cost Of More Delays

Contents Jump straight to: Introduction Take Action Latest News Actions & Events Planning Applications & Appeals Local Anti-Fracking Groups Introduction Over a year into the fracking industry’s latest offensive against local communities the sustained resistance it has provoked its having significant effects. Any major fracking project you can think of is either stalled or running […]

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Fighting Fracking In 2017: Frackers Count Costs Of Community Resistance

Fighting Fracking In 2017: Frackers Count Costs Of Community Resistance

  • Hyped breakthrough year fails to materialise
  • Even more delays/costs for fracking industry
  • 2017 began with major threat in Lancashire
  • Lots of industry activity but little real progress
  • Strong community opposition slowing industry
  • Number of major fracking frontlines emerging
  • Increasing number of threatened communities
  • 2018 likely to another long slog for industry
  • Burning though investment cash for little gain
  • This is a battle which we cannot afford to lose

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