Fracking Equipment, Materials And Waste: How Is Your Region Affected?
Norfolk Against Fracking are resisting fracking equipment and materials being transport through their county and are paying regular visits to fracking transport companies based in Great Yarmouth (see below). Even is areas where there are no active fracking sites it likely that there will be support site or transport routes nearby.
Preparations are almost complete for hydraulic fracturing tests at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire are almost complete while fracking company Cuadrilla Resources is continuing to try to drill 2 shale gas appraisal wells on its site at Preston New Road in Lancashire. Find out how your region is linked to there projects!
Fracking at Preston New Road will involve upto than 20,000 vehicle movements, as fracking trucks bring equipment and materials and dispose of waste, to and from support sites across the country. Take a look at our factsheet as well as our fracking companies, and find out what support sites and transport routes could be near you.
The fracking company’s speculative business model means that they need good results from these test to get more investment, but that includes not just what they find under ground but the level of resistance they encounter. That is where communities across the country come in – by making the frackers plans as difficult, slow and expensive as possible!
Check out our factsheet about Cuadrilla’s plans, your community may be threatened with impacts (e.g. fracking waste being dumped or transported through your community) even if you live hundreds of miles from these fracking sites.