Keeping South Lanarkshire residents and other interested people aware and informed about any potential Unconventional Mining i.e. Shale Gas, Coal Bed Methane or Underground Gasification.
We believe it is crucial to network with and to learn from other similar groups in Scotland, the rest of the UK and globally.
Even though the Strathaven area may not be actually drilled, we will not be immune from the adverse impacts of air and groundwater contamination – nor the effects of the increase in heavy vehicular movements. The new licensing round extends across the Central Belt and is likely to head towards Stonehouse, East Kilbride and Hamilton – all just a few miles down the road. So it’s important that we are informed, ready and willing to take NVD action.