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Fighting Fracking In 2019: Industry Crumbling In Face of Sustained Resistance

Fighting Fracking In 2019: Industry Crumbling In Face of Sustained Resistance

…the Bowland Shale at nearby Tinker Lane where it recently drilled a well. IGas is now gambling that it will have more luck 10 miles down the road in Misson. Frack Free Misson and Frack Free Tinker Lane, supported by groups from across the region and beyond, are resisting these ongoing drilling efforts. IGas has plans to drill up to two test wells, including one horizontal well, at Springs Road, and has already drilled one test well at Tinker Lane… Continue reading

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Upton Day 581 (Fri 6th Nov)

Upton Day 581 (Fri 6th Nov)

…Local People Demonstrate There Opposition To IGas’s Plans Outside The Court In Manchester (Click To Enlarge) IGas in court in Manchester trying to get a possession order so they can try to evict the camp in Upton. Large demonstration outside the court. IGas granted possession order which comes into effect on 4th Dec…. Continue reading

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Upton Day 567 (Fri 23rd Oct)

…Camp On Dart Energy’s Planned Fracking Site In Upton, Cheshire (Click To Enlarge) IGas have sent in the bailiffs and police to nail up a notice that they have acquired a 30 year lease to the site. Likely prelude to starting eviction proceedings. See Fracking Company IGas Trys To Intimidate Community In Upton for more details…. Continue reading

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Fighting Fracking In 2016: A Year Of Community Resistance Costs Frackers

Fighting Fracking In 2016: A Year Of Community Resistance Costs Frackers

…protection camp and an eviction that cost hundreds of thousands of pounds. IGas have temporarily thrown in the towel. This is by no means the end of the fight to protect this part of the Cheshire from fracking, but it’s a massive delay and a massive victory. Faced with this level of local and regional opposition the industry needs to try something else. What that will be and when is anyone’s guess. But for now – it’s time t… Continue reading

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Fracking Yorkshire: Rathlin Energy`s Plans Revealed

Fracking Yorkshire: Rathlin Energy`s Plans Revealed

…ge) While the big three fracking companies in the UK, Cuadrilla Resources, IGas Energy and Dart Energy, have been bogged in high profile battles with local communities in Lancashire, Falkirk, Sussex and now Salford, various other companies with an interest in fracking have been trying to stay under the radar, mostly by disguising their activities as conventional exploration. Celtique Energy’s attempts at this in West Sussex have not proved o… Continue reading

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Fracking Greenwash: Revenge Of The Frackademics

…ritish Columbia, of Nexen Inc. (largest shareholder in UK fracking company IGas Energy), one of a number of fracking companies in which Jeremy Grantham is heavily invested Dig deep enough into any big pro-fracking spin effort in the UK and you will usually find the extremely well connected Lord Browne of Madingley, Chairman of Cuadrilla Resources and ex-CEO of BP, pulling the strings. In this case you don’t have to dig that much because Lord… Continue reading

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