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Fracking Company Cuadrilla Pushed Lancashire Council to Remove ‘Biased’ Community Group Chair

Fracking Company Cuadrilla Pushed Lancashire Council to Remove ‘Biased’ Community Group Chair

In an email exchange with the council, obtained by DeSmog UK through a freedom of information request, the company said it had “significant concerns” about how the group was being run, and asked the council to “support the appointment of a replacement chair”. The company’s bid to replace the chair failed

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What’s happening this week? 13-19 November 2017

What’s happening this week? 13-19 November 2017

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON NOVEMBER 12, 2017 https://drillordrop.com/2017/11/12/whats-happening-this-week-13-19-november-2017/#more-58214 In this week’s listings: Anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Continuing inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for Wressle site near Scunthorpe;Trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July;Labour Party day of

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The oil and gas boom has devastated ecosystems across the US

The oil and gas boom has devastated ecosystems across the US

Drilling for oil and gas has caused long-lasting damage to ecosystems across Canada and the US, according to a study published today. The findings lend new weight to longstanding concerns over the resurgence in domestic fossil fuel production.    

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Consultation on a variation to Cuadrilla’s planning permission

Consultation on a variation to Cuadrilla’s planning permission

Planning Application LCC/2014/0096NM1 http://planningregister.lancashire.gov.uk/PlanAppDisp.aspx?recno=7131 It is very important that as many people as possible respond to this application for a variation to Cuadrilla’s Traffic Management Plan Below you will find a description of what the variation means and the grounds on which you can object. If you

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Renewables Increase Popularity While Fracking Support Falls to Lowest Yet in Britain

Just 13 percent of those surveyed between September and October of this year said they supported shale gas development in Britain, with 36 percent opposing it.  

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Councils investing more than £16 billion in the fossil fuel industry

New data has revealed that councils across the UK are investing more than £16 billion in the fossil fuel industry – the companies responsible for the climate crisis. It’s time for our local councils to stop #fuellingthefire and divest.  

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Cuadrilla apply for environmental permit variation

The Environment Agency has received a substantial variation application for an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016. It is now consulting on the proposed decision. Cut and Paste link below to see details and have your say. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pr4-3pj-cuadrilla-bowland-limited-environmental-permit-draft-decision-advertisement-eprab3101mwv003/pr4-3pj-cuadrilla-bowland-limited-environmental-permit-draft-decision-advertisement

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Protest update: 30 October-12 November 2017

In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Labour rally at Kirby Misperrton; Suffragette-style protest at Pickering Conservative offices; Sit-down and lorry protest at Preston New Road; Slow walk protests facilitated by police; Anti-fracking rally in Sherwood Forest; Acquittal of Greenpeace

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“Robust regulation not materialising”, say residents as Cuadrilla asked again to improve water management at Lancashire fracking site

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON NOVEMBER 3, 2017 Campaigners against Cuadrilla’s shale gas operations near Blackpool have accused regulators of “repeatedly failing” to take action against company breaches.

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BREAKING: INCREDIBLE NEWS! Today, peaceful protest won out over a dirty industry. This is huge for the people’s movement against fracking in the UK!

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