Report by the Concerned Health Professionals of New York

The Compendium is a fully referenced compilation of the significant body of scientific, medical, and journalistic findings demonstrating risks and harms of fracking. Organised to be accessible to public officials, researchers, journalists, and the public at large, the Compendium succinctly summarises key studies and other findings relevant

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Seismic denial?

For weeks, telephones at commission headquarters in Austin had been ringing about earthquakes hitting Azle, which had never felt a quake before. Suddenly, ground was shaking under hayfields and homes, rattling windows, knocking pictures off shelves, and sending frightened children into their parents’ beds at night. A

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Sell-out play on fracking gets UK tour

A play about a campaign against fracking, which sold out every performance at Chichester Festival Theatre earlier this year, is to go on a regional tour. FRACKED! OR: PLEASE DON’T USE THE F-WORD, stars Anne Reid, as an anti-fracking campaigner, and James Bolam as her husband. <<<<<read

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.           Just a few links to various videos at the Rally on Saturday

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Fracking Week in Parliament – week ending 11 November 2016

In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Statement and questions on Scottish Government research on fracking Greenhouse gas emissions from unconventional extraction Earthquakes and fracking Shale gas and traffic Thanks to for the transcripts  

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Strengthen policy on “acid fracking” in South Downs – National Park Authority

Members of the South Downs National Park Authority have called for stricter controls on how oil could be produced in future. At a meeting on Thursday (10/11/2016), the authority’s planning committee said a proposed policy banning hydraulic fracturing in the national park should be extended to other

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Lancs fracking site not safe, sustainable or supported, local councillor tells MPs

Gordon Smith, a member of Treales, Roseacre and Wharles Parish Council, made his comments during evidence to a session on community impacts at the All Party Parliamentary Group on shale gas regulation and planning. He said councillors had “initially in ignorance” supported a shale gas application in 2010,

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US anti-fracking campaigner calls for 1-mile buffer between wellsites and children

A mother from a shale gas area in Pennsylvania has urged UK politicians to learn from American mistakes and use robust planning to protect communities from fracking. Amy Nassif, from the suburb of Mars, near Pittsburgh, warned a parliamentary meeting yesterday there should be a gap of at

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What’s happening this week? 7-13 November 2016

This week’s diary features the United Against Fracking national rally in Manchester, plus four film screenings, two parliamentary meetings, as well as talks, discussions, a lecture and debate. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event

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Fracking Week in Parliament – week ending 4 November 2016

In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Tim Farron on local challenges to government fracking decisions Calum Kerr on potential threats to biodiversity Fiona Bruce on the impact of fracking on local communities Tom Blenkinsop on fracking and jobs Grant Shapps on simplified planning for shale gas Justin Madders

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