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What You Need to Know About Fracking In Canada

To some, it’s an economic saviour. To others, it’s a threat to fresh water and yet another step toward climate change catastrophe. But many others don’t know what to think, especially when some provinces embrace fracking while others put a freeze on the practice. To help you sort

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Is it not better to invest in renewable energy instead of fracking?

There seems to be an erroneous belief that wind and solar energy cannot be stored. This is not true. Nuclear power plants don’t shut down at night irrespective of whether power is required or not. Excess power is used in pumped storage schemes where two linked reservoirs

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I AM BRITAIN – I AM FRACK FREE

More than 900 peer-reviewed publications assessing the effects of shale gas development now exist, with more than 230 published so far in 2016. Of the peer-reviewed publications on the health effects of fracking, 86 percent found risks or adverse health outcomes. Maryland’s Institute for Applied Environmental Health

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Why Cuadrilla’s fracking ‘megapads’ are a pipe dream

Egan said that Cuadrilla intend to float the company on the stock market if Lancashire exploration was successful, to raise funding. He said the company (currently financed by Cayman Islands-based Riverstone Holdings, and A J Lucas, an Australian company which is finding it hard to stay afloat

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Statement issued on behalf of Frack Free Lancashire

It has come to our attention that certain individuals are using social media to try and undermine the efforts of Frack Free Lancashire, Friends of the Earth, and some of our most well respected anti fracking campaigners for their own purposes/agendas. Until now we have maintained a

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Judge blocks resident’s legal challenge over second Cuadrilla Lancashire fracking site

A Lancashire resident has been refused permission to take court action against the Communities’ Secretary, Sajid Javid, over Cuadrilla’s second Lancashire shale gas site at Roseacre Wood. Jules Burton, who lives 500m from the site, heard this morning that his challenge had been blocked by the Honourable

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Protester complains of police ‘assault’

A former naval officer has described being reduced to tears in pain following what he described as “assault” by a police officer during a demonstration at the Preston New Road fracking site in Lancashire.

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Anti-fracking campaigners lose legal challenge over Cuadrilla’s Lancs shale gas site

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON APRIL 12, 2017 A community group and an anti-fracking campaigner have lost their legal challenge against the Communities’ Secretary over the way he granted permission for fracking at a site in Lancashire. Sir Ian Dove, sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice in

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Government accused of ignoring its own climate change experts over fracking

The Government has been accused of ignoring its own climate change experts in order to allow the “fracking floodgates to open across the country”. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid decided to allow fracking for shale gas to take place at a site in Lancashire, overruling the county council which

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Irish parliamentary watchdog backs fracking ban: ‘Risks outweigh the benefits’

After a months-long inquiry, cross-party politicians found that drilling for shale gas from rocks, sands and coal seams creates the potential for groundwater contamination, leaks and surface chemical spills. In its report to be published on Wednesday and seen by the Press Association, the Joint Committee on

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