Government considering fracking consent and cash for protest policing

The Government has confirmed  it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
The details came yesterday in a reply by the Energy Minister, Richard Harrington, to Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas.

With Thanks to Ruth at Drill or Drop

 

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What’s happening this week? 9-15

What’s happening this week? 9-15 October 2017

In this week’s listings

  • Tour by Canadian campaigner Jessica Ernst;
  • Labour Day event at Kirby Misperton, N Yorks;
  • Drop-in meetings on plans for underground geological observatory in Cheshire;
  • Global Frackdown Day and International Day of Action on Climate Change.
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Police under scrutiny as officers remove campaigner from second tower at N Yorks fracking site

Police in North Yorkshire have removed an anti-fracking campaigner from an observation tower next to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton.

To cheers from supporters, Eddie Thornton, was lowered to the ground in a canvas stretcher and taken to police van.

Campaigners say the tower, made from pallets over the weekend, allowed them to document the operations of police and security guards at the site entrance.

 

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 Public Meeting

Community Strategy Conversation – For a Frack Free Lancashire

 Public Meeting

21 October at 13:30–17:00

@ Holy Trinity Church

Dean Street, FY4 1BP Blackpool, United Kingdom

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