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Frack Free United makes the case against hydraulic fracturing

Frack Free United makes the case against hydraulic fracturing via Drill or Drop DECEMBER 8, 2018 Last week, the Frack Free United campaign network delivered a declaration to Downing Street calling for a halt to fracking. It was signed by 8,000+ politicians, academics, community groups, environmental organisations

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Letter from Stephen Garsed

A lovely letter from Stephen Garsed  as he departs for COP24 : “To all in Frack Free Lancashire I will be leaving today for the CoP 24 Climate Conference in Katowice,  Poland, as part of a 30-strong CAFOD Group. We will be there as a  counterweight to

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Statement from Roseacre Action Group regarding Roseacre Wood Appeal

Statement from Roseacre Action Group regarding Roseacre Wood Appeal

IMPORTANT We have had an official statement from the Planning Inspectorate to say the Planning Inspector, Mr Melvyn Middleton, submitted his report, on the Roseacre Wood appeal, to the Secretary of State on 28th September 2018. A decision is likely early in the New Year. This is

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LATEST GOVERNMENT POLLING SHOWS OPPOSITION TO FRACKING REMAINS MUCH HIGHER THAN SUPPORT

LATEST GOVERNMENT POLLING SHOWS OPPOSITION TO FRACKING REMAINS MUCH HIGHER THAN SUPPORT

Frack Free Lancashire PRESS RELEASE 26 April 2018 LATEST GOVERNMENT POLLING SHOWS OPPOSITION TO FRACKING REMAINS MUCH HIGHER THAN SUPPORT Today saw the release of the government’s latest Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker: Wave 25 – a BEIS research report into public attitudes on energy

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More than 6,000 fracking wells needed in UK to halve gas imports

The UK would have to build 6,100 wells to replace just 50 per cent of gas imports between 2021 and 2035, a new study has found, casting doubt on Conservative calls a US-style fracking “revolution” in the UK at the last general election.  

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The question of set-back distances

The question of set-back distances

The following letter from a local doctor is an extremely good summary of the issues relating to fracking sites and set back distances. We trust that the officers at our County Council will pay it due regard. Planning Officer, Lancashire County Council                                                                                 25 April 2018 Dear Mr

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Frackodills

Frackodills

It’s a bit early for the Art and Music against Fracking Week (that starts on 30th April) but this parody of Wordsworth  seems appropriate given the time of year.   I wandered lonely as a bee.   I wandered lonely as a bee That dips through meadows

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Scots fracking study ‘world beater’ while UK’s is out of date

SCOTLAND has a world-leading “comprehensive” approach to assessing the hazards and health risks of fracking and has set a precedent for other countries, according to a team of experts.  

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Inquiry into second Lancashire fracking site re-opens tomorrow

Cuadrilla’s plans for another fracking site near Blackpool come under scrutiny again this week. A public inquiry on the Roseacre Wood proposals reopens tomorrow (Tuesday 10 April) to examine whether heavy goods vehicles could safely deliver to the site. Lancashire County Council rejected the Roseacre Wood proposal

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Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation near Blackpool dressed in hazard suits yesterday to draw attention to their concerns about emergencies on fracking sites. The on-going United Resistance protest called for full public disclosure of all fluids and liquids transported and used by the site at Preston New Road. Campaigners

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