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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

2016 has been a year of little 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, with almost 300 anti-fracking groups across the country. 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… Continue reading

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Fracking Yorkshire: Rathlin Energy`s Plans Revealed

Fracking Yorkshire: Rathlin Energy`s Plans Revealed

Residents Of Walkington, East Yorkshire Who Opposed Rathlin Energy’s Original Planning Application For The Crawberry Hill Drilling Site In 2011 (Click To Enlarge) 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… Continue reading

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Fracking Greenwash: Revenge Of The Frackademics

Multi-millionaire investment strategist Jeremy Grantham, co-founder of investment management firm Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO), who finances the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment When is a group of leading climate change researchers not a group of leading climate change researchers? When they are a actually bunch of economists paid by a multi-millionaire investment strategist to promote fracking, of course…. Continue reading

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Land To The North East Of Grangeview

Planning for this site appears to expire on Mon 11 Sep 2017. Dart Energy managed to secure planning permission to drill at this site before the outcome of the Airth planning inquiry by threatening Falkirk Council and the RSPB with legal action. Dart have now been taken over by IGas, one of the largest fracking companies operating in the UK. In theory IGas could drill at this site at any time they choose regardless of the outcome of the planning… Continue reading

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