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PRESS RELEASE: Activists denounce earthquake report as `dangerous distraction`

The release today of a second report into the earthquakes caused by Cuadrilla resources’ fracking activity in Lancashire has been met with disdain from environmental activists. The report, commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), concludes that, ‘it would not be possible to state categorically that no further earthquakes will be experienced during a similar treatment in a nearby well’. Though seemingly damming, a… Continue reading

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Coal Bed Methane: The Evil Twin of Shale Gas

Coal Bed Methane: The Evil Twin of Shale Gas

Coal Bed Methane (CBM), sometimes called Coal Seam Gas (mainly in Australia), is Shale Gas’s less well known but equally destructive sibling in “the family” of extreme energy methods. Where once, if a coal seam was too deep, too thin or too fractured to mine that was the end of it, now with rising energy prices and constrained supplies more extreme methods are contemplated. If the seam is close enough to the surface, this is… Continue reading

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20 Impacts of Coal Bed Methane (CBM)

20 Impacts of Coal Bed Methane (CBM)

The first image shows the impact of CBM on the landscape with a diagram of the process. The second image details 20 impacts of CBM on people, the environment and the economy. This is a great resource for stalls and information events and can also be used by groups to prioritise the focus of a campaign or simply to become familiar with each technologies impacts. 20 Impact of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) (2 Slide Presentation) Coal Bed Methane Impact… Continue reading

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Prestatyn Area Frack Free (PAFF)

The Prestatyn area is under threat from unconventional gas exploration UCG (Underground Coal Gasification). Continue reading

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20 Impacts of Shale Gas

20 Impacts of Shale Gas

The first image shows the impact of fracking on the landscape and a diagram explaining the process. The second image details 20 impacts of fracking on people, the environment and the economy. This is a great resource for stalls and information events and can also be used by groups to prioritise the focus of a campaign or simply to become familiar with each technologies impacts. 20 Impact of Shale Oil & Gas (2 Slide Presentation) Shale… Continue reading

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Muckle LLP

…Commercial law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne, which has been involved in trying to gag people critical of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) company Five-Quarter Energy…. Continue reading

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Extreme Energy: The Road to Nowhere

Extreme Energy (sometimes written Xtreme Energy) is a term used to describe a group of energy extraction methods that have emerged in recent years as the availability of fossil fuel resources has become more constrained. As more usual methods of extracting fossil fuels fail to provide the amounts of energy that civilisation demands governments and corporations are taking increasingly extreme measures to feed these demands. Examples of these… Continue reading

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Don’t Frack with the Jacks!

…We are a group of Swansea jacks who believe that the environmental and health risks presented by shale gas development (fracking) and underground coal gasification (UCG) in the UK are unacceptable…. Continue reading

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