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Fracking Threat In The North West

Fracking Threat In The North West

Fracking Threat To The North West England With Well Numbers Estimated From Company Reserve Numbers (Click To Enlarge) When fracking and the North West are mentioned together Lancashire usually springs to mind (along with earthquakes), and in particular the areas of the Fylde Peninsular and Ribble Estuary. However the Bowland Shale covers a large part of central England, while the coal seams under much of the of the southern part of the region… Continue reading

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IGas Energy

An AIM listed company trying to exploit Coal Bed Methane (CBM) and Shale Gas mainly in the North West and East Midlands. French oil giant Total SA is investing £29.5 million to help IGas explore for shale gas in Central England. IGas also owns Dart Energy. Continue reading

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Fighting Fracking In 2015: A Year Of Delays And Community Victories

Fighting Fracking In 2015: A Year Of Delays And Community Victories

2015 has been a year of slow progress, or in many cases no progress, for the fracking industry. The anti-fracking movement, on the other hand, has gone from strength to strength. The only area where significant progress has been made is in the issuing of new fracking licences at a national level, where the political system effectively insulates the industry from the communities it effects. Meanwhile at a more local level the industry has been… Continue reading

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New Fracking Sell-Off: Time To Get Organised

New Fracking Sell-Off: Time To Get Organised

Map Of New Fracking Licences (Red) In UK, Soon To Be Licensed (Orange) And Existing (Yellow) (Click To Enlarge) The 14th Onshore Round (announced on August 18th, 2015) saw a huge new fracking give away, with around 1000 square miles of England licensed to fracking companies. If fracking is allowed to take hold here, then the results will be disastrous. Damming evidence is pouring out of the U.S and Australia cataloguing the air pollution,… Continue reading

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