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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Scots fracking study ‘world beater’ while UK’s is out of date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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Fire service ordered to release emergency planning information for Cuadrilla’s fracking site

An opponent of fracking has won an eight-month campaign to force Lancashire’s Fire and Rescue Service to release information about emergency planning at Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation. The service was ordered yesterday to answer questions put by Helen Chuntso about the site at Preston New Road near

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United Resistance – Toxic Thursday

United Resistance – Toxic Thursday

“Toxic Thursday”: Protesters Stage Mock Toxic Spill at Fracking Site to Test Response of Regulators, Staff and Emergency Services Today’s protest outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road in Lancashire was a “Toxic Thursday” themed protest, created to draw attention to a critical safety issue with

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Roseacre Inquiry Press Release

Roseacre Inquiry Press Release

PRESS RELEASE Second Cuadrilla Public Planning Inquiry to Start in Lancashire On behalf of Roseacre Awareness Group, Frack Free Lancashire and Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth   Thursday 5 April 2018   For immediate release   *Photo opportunity 09.00hrs on Tuesday 10 April 2018, outside Blackpool

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