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Radioactive Sources Brought To Salford Fracking Site

Radioactive Sources Brought To Salford Fracking Site

Radioactive Hazard Sign On A Lorry Entering The Barton Moss Fracking Site Identifying The Cargo As Caesium-137 and Americium-241/Beryllium Sources (Click To Enlarge) A photograph taken yesterday (see above) shows a lorry transporting radioactive sources for well logging into IGas’s Barton Moss fracking site, near Manchester. The Salford Star has confirmed that oil services giant Schlumberger has been contracted by IGas to do the well… Continue reading

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North West

Update 6th Oct 2016 – The Secretary of State has approved Cuadrilla’s fracking plans at Preston New Road, the Roseacre Wood decision is still delayed. Find out more about Cuadrillas plans: NEW LANCASHIRE THREAT: CUADRILLA`S FRACKING PLANS The push to frack the North West has reached a new intensity with the arrival of two new planning applications in Lancashire from fracking company Cuadrilla Resources and Dart Energy (now owned by IGas)… Continue reading

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Fracking The East Midlands: Total Distraction

Fracking The East Midlands: Total Distraction

Licence Blocks In The East Midlands With Total Investment In PEDL 139/140 Highlighted; Orange Symbols Are Dart Energy Drilled Or Permitted CBM Wells (Click To Enlarge) Oil giant Total’s recently reported plans to invest £30 million in shale gas has gained media interest, but the real story is the larger threat to the whole East Midlands. Total is buying a stake in two licences PEDL 139 and 140 which are presently owned by eCORP, Dart… Continue reading

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Fighting Fracking In 2018: Communities Resolute, Industry Shoots Itself In Foot

Fighting Fracking In 2018: Communities Resolute, Industry Shoots Itself In Foot

For several years the fracking industry in the UK has been hoping for a breakout year where they finally get to push aside community opposition, drill a load of wells, flow some gas and get a load more investment cash as a result! 2017 was supposed to be “the year of shale gas” and “Europe’s last hope for a fracking success” but the UK fracking industry failed miserably to meet these predictions. In 2018 the… Continue reading

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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 well behind schedule. With over 300 community… Continue reading

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