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Springs Road

Springs Road

Update June 2019 – Drilling Is Now Complete IGas Energy, after submitting a scoping request in January 2015, have now secured planning permission to construct a shale gas exploration site and drill up to two wells, including one horizontal well. An application for the construction of monitoring boreholes has been approved and contractor Dril Corp has moved equipment onto the site. The proposed site is off Springs Road in Misson, inside… Continue reading

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Fracking Licence Clear Out: Preparation For Sell Off

Fracking Licence Clear Out: Preparation For Sell Off

Impending Onshore Licensing Round Could See Up To 60 Percent Of UK (Orange Area) Handed To Fracking Companies (Click To Enlarge) The Official Journal of the European Union recently (20 June 2014) published a notice from the UK government (PDF) advertising the imminent start of the 14th Onshore (Landward) Oil and Gas Licensing Round. This is a necessary precondition (PDF) for the licensing round and while there is a pretense that no decisions… Continue reading

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Land At Duttons Lane

Planning expires 3 years from the date of permission on the 28th May 2016. On 5 February 2016, IGas announced it was pulling out of this site, saying it did not meet the company’s criteria for coal bed methane development. The Upton Camp (near Chester) was the longest running anti-fracking camp in the UK, occupied from April 2104 to January 2016. The community at Upton (Chester) opposed IGas Energy’s fracking plans, which could lead to… Continue reading

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Upton Day 648 (Tues 12th Jan) Camp Eviction

Upton Day 648 (Tues 12th Jan) Camp Eviction

Local People Massing On Road Outside As IGas Try To Evict Camp In Upton, Cheshire (Click To Enlarge) See below for more photos Eviction attempt underway since this morning! Get down to the camp if you can. Both ends of Duttons Lane have been closed by the police (potential access across fields). Large numbers of police and baliffs, but people are still occupying the site and need support. The camp is using a variety of direct action tactics to… Continue reading

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