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Residents demand stricter monitoring of Cuadrilla’s fracking site

Residents living near Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire have called for tougher action from the authorities. At a meeting yesterday there were complaints that regulation of the Preston New Road site near Blackpool was fragmented and there was no overall control. Residents who have been calling for

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9,442 Citizen-Reported Fracking Complaints Reveal 12-Years of Suppressed Data

Guess what was found in Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) filing cabinets after gas operators drilled 10,027 fracking wells over the last 12 years? Only 9,442 citizen-reported fracking complaints.  

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Why energy may soon be free thanks to solar, wind, storage and big data.

Paying for energy could soon become a thing of the past if analysts at Citi, a global investment bank, are to be believed. Researchers at the bank have calculated that cheaper storage and smart data analytics may soon make solar and wind energy available to consumers in

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Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire WEEKLY UPDATE

  Protest weekly update:                       30 January-5 February 2017 READ POST FROM DRILL OR DROP>>>>>>>>

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This is what it is like down Preston New Road Watch Richard’s Video

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Mystery Tea House film showing

  The next film at the mystery tea house is called ‘Into Eternity’ It will be shown on 24th February at 7pm Hope you can make this screening;  Marianne Birkby from radiation free Lakeland will be talking about Moorside, Drigg and the risks of fracking near nuclear

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Raised spirits for Anti-Fracking campaigners

Dozens of Anti Fracking campaigners unite at the Spirit of Sport roundabout to protest about Horwich based company A E Yates taking part in building a fracking platform at the controversial Preston new road fracking site in little Plumpton, Lancashire.  

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  Everyone can do their bit to stop fracking by boycotting all subcontractors prepared to help make it happen and take Cuadrilla or site manager AE Yates’ dirty £££s… see the regularly updated list for details:…/11quq4LREfdm7meFDlLyxu306NO…/edit… Please share, particularly those in the building trade. I know

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Government facing legal action over failure to fight climate change

Lawyers say ministers have been in breach of legal requirements to come up with a plan to make major cuts to the UK’s fossil fuel emissions for years – and further delays in its publication could be the final straw   READ FULL REPORT>>>>>>>

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