Government considering fracking consent and cash for protest policing

The Government has confirmed  it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire. The details came yesterday in a reply by the Energy Minister, Richard Harrington, to Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas. With Thanks to Ruth at Drill or Drop

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As two companies prepare to frack in northern England in the next few months, DrillOrDrop reviews new predictions about the future role of shale gas in the UK. With Thanks to Ruth at Drill or Drop  

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85-year-old dragged away from a fracking protest

I’m the 85-year-old dragged away from a fracking protest – I want you to be angry We have to fight against this ludicrous dash for gas that threatens our natural world  

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UK climate change masterplan – the grownups have finally won

Government’s clean growth strategy unequivocally states that tackling climate change and a prosperous economy go hand in hand.  

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What’s happening this week? 9-15

What’s happening this week? 9-15 October 2017 BY RUTH HAYHURST In this week’s listings Tour by Canadian campaigner Jessica Ernst; Labour Day event at Kirby Misperton, N Yorks; Drop-in meetings on plans for underground geological observatory in Cheshire; Global Frackdown Day and International Day of Action on Climate Change.

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Police under scrutiny as officers remove campaigner from second tower at N Yorks fracking site

Police in North Yorkshire have removed an anti-fracking campaigner from an observation tower next to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton. To cheers from supporters, Eddie Thornton, was lowered to the ground in a canvas stretcher and taken to police van. Campaigners say the tower, made

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Picture Post: Cuadrilla hosts first fracking site online tour and Q&A from Preston New Road

Cuadrilla became the first UK operator this afternoon to broadcast a webcast tour and live question and answer session from a shale gas site.    

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The Story of how Fracking ruined my Water

Jessica Ernst will be speaking at 7pm on Wednesday 11th October at the United Reformed Church, St Georges Road, St Annes.  

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 Public Meeting

Community Strategy Conversation – For a Frack Free Lancashire  Public Meeting Hosted by Frack Free Lancashire 21 October at 13:30–17:00 @ Holy Trinity Church Dean Street, FY4 1BP Blackpool, United Kingdom For Directions:  Copy and Paste,-Dean-Street,-FY4-1BP-Blackpool:e-eyJuYW1lIjoiSG9seSBUcmluaXR5IENodXJjaCIsImFkZHJlc3MiOiJEZWFuIFN0cmVldCwgRlk0IDFCUCBCbGFja3Bvb2wiLCJsYXRpdHVkZSI6NTMuNzk2NDA5NzgxMjk3LCJsb25naXR1ZGUiOi0zLjA1MjcwNTIzNTg5ODksInByb3ZpZGVyTmFtZSI6ImZhY2Vib29rIiwicHJvdmlkZXJJZCI6MjAwNTI3ODY2NjgwMzMwfQ==?map=53.79758,-3.05346,18,normal&fb_locale=en_GB

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