Monthly archive for November 2017

Latest on the Appeal by Cuadrilla Elswick Limited [29.11.2017]

CUADRILLA BOWLAND LTD AND CUADRILLA ELSWICK LTD PUBLIC INQUIRY – 2018 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Appeal by Cuadrilla Elswick Limited APP/Q2371/W/15/3134385: Roseacre Hall, Roseacre Wood, Roseacre Road Site Address: Roseacre Hall, Roseacre Wood, Roseacre Road, Inskip Road,Roseacre and Wharles, Preston **UPDATED NEWS   29/11/2017** THE CONSULTATION

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Cuadrilla’s New Route Proposals

Following the Secretary of State’s decision and against this background Cuadrilla appointed an independent traffic consultant who commissioned extensive traffic surveys over the summer and autumn this year to assess possible routes to the Roseacre Wood site. Based on the conclusions of this work, Cuadrilla is now proposing to

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Boom in renewables weakens fracking’s case in UK, says Tory MP

The case for fracking in Britain has weakened because of government action to extract more oil and gas from the North Sea and meteoric growth in renewable power, according to a Conservative MP tasked with developing the party’s energy policy.    

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Fracking is harmful to health, Scottish Government report says

An investigation into the potential health effects of fracking found there was “sufficient” evidence to suggest that a number of “air and water-born environmental hazards” would be likely to occur should the operations go ahead.     [feather_share

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TED talk on Astroturfing

TED talk on Astroturfing

You may have heard the term “astroturfing” used to describe part of the lobbying activity of the UK shale gas industry. This TED talk (just 10 minutes long) explains what it is about an gives you some pointers as to how to recognise it.

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Lancashire Day

It’s Lancashire Day today! As well as visiting PNR if you can – do share images of your favourite places or moments in Lancashire – the hashtag #LancashireDay is being used across social media. Use it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc Remember #WeSaidNo  #DontFrackLancs Thanks to all

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Breaking: INEOS fracking injunction continues

A judge has ruled that an injunction obtained against anti-fracking protesters by INEOS Shale should continue.    

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Europa to challenge council over Leith Hill oil site

Europa to challenge council over Leith Hill oil site – company accused of not talking to residents BY RUTH HAYHURST ON NOVEMBER 21, 2017 “It has taken a considerable period of time so far. It has been deferred twice. So we have decided to appeal for non-determination and at the

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Labour Briefing – May Increasingly Isolated on Fracking

In this December’s Labour Briefing Owen Adams re-iterates Labour’s commitment to banning fracking and points out Theresa May’s political isolation as a result of her support for an industry which even the Daily Mail is finding hard to love.

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What’s happening this week? 20-26 November 2017

In this week’s listing Launch of Netpol report on policing at anti-fracking protests; Parliamentary debate on fracking in Cheshire; Nottingham County Council motion on seismic testing ; Don’t frack the commonwheel presented to Westminster. BY RUTH HAYHURST ON NOVEMBER 19, 2017  

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