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Radioactive Sources Brought To Salford Fracking Site

Radioactive Sources Brought To Salford Fracking Site

…has confirmed that oil services giant Schlumberger has been contracted by IGas to do the well logging. These radioactive sources are lowered down the well in order to measure the properties of the rock that is being drilled through. This highlights one of the numerous secondary impacts of fracking; proliferation of such dangerous activities in our communities. The sources involved appear to be Caesium-137, a gamma ray source with a half life of 3… Continue reading

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Upton Day 648 (Tues 12th Jan) Camp Eviction

Upton Day 648 (Tues 12th Jan) Camp Eviction

…much more expensive. By dragging out the eviction for as long as possible, IGas’s costs are costs are increased, which is all investors care about. Up to 11 people have been arrested so far (mainly for obstruction), but other are still holding out and the eviction is obviously taking much longer than hoped for. One person has single-handedly stopped a digger from being brought onto the site by jumping on top of it. Flood lights are being bro… Continue reading

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Land At Duttons Lane

…from April 2104 to January 2016. The community at Upton (Chester) opposed IGas Energy’s fracking plans, which could lead to thousands for wells being drilled across Cheshire and the rest of the UK. Energy company IGas Energy had planning permission and permits in place to drill an exploratory unconventional gas well to sample both the coal bed and the much deeper Bowland shale. The vast majority of the local community strongly opposed the d… Continue reading

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Springs Road

Springs Road

…isson, inside the old MOD rocket site (now Jacksons arms dealers). In July IGas submitted an application to drill 12 groundwater monitoring boreholes in the area. In October Nottinghamshire County Council have delayed making a decision on the application until at least the 17th November. See here for more details. Oil giant Total has a 40 percent stake in IGas’s licence block covering the area, PEDL 140. The area is in the Gainsborough Troug… Continue reading

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