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LATEST GOVERNMENT POLLING SHOWS OPPOSITION TO FRACKING REMAINS MUCH HIGHER THAN SUPPORT

LATEST GOVERNMENT POLLING SHOWS OPPOSITION TO FRACKING REMAINS MUCH HIGHER THAN SUPPORT

Frack Free Lancashire PRESS RELEASE 26 April 2018 LATEST GOVERNMENT POLLING SHOWS OPPOSITION TO FRACKING REMAINS MUCH HIGHER THAN SUPPORT Today saw the release of the government’s latest Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker: Wave 25 – a BEIS research report into public attitudes on energy

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The question of set-back distances

The question of set-back distances

The following letter from a local doctor is an extremely good summary of the issues relating to fracking sites and set back distances. We trust that the officers at our County Council will pay it due regard. Planning Officer, Lancashire County Council                                                                                 25 April 2018 Dear Mr

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Roseacre Inquiry Press Release

Roseacre Inquiry Press Release

PRESS RELEASE Second Cuadrilla Public Planning Inquiry to Start in Lancashire On behalf of Roseacre Awareness Group, Frack Free Lancashire and Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth   Thursday 5 April 2018   For immediate release   *Photo opportunity 09.00hrs on Tuesday 10 April 2018, outside Blackpool

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The Scandal Of Public Health England’s Outdated Fracking Health Report

The Scandal Of Public Health England’s Outdated Fracking Health Report

Earlier this month saw the fifth publication of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking by Concerned Health Professionals of New York and the Nobel Peace Prize-winning group, Physicians for Social Responsibility. Their conclusion was simple: “Our examination…uncovered no evidence that fracking can

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Emma Thompson and the Nanas

Emma Thompson and the Nanas

This video from Heart shows the marvelous positivity that permeates this movement. Come and join us for the United Resistance! Actress Emma Thompson dancing with fracking protectors at the Cuadrilla site in Fylde #HeartNews pic.twitter.com/qpvxuWpI2Z — North West News (@HeartNWNews) March 21, 2018

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Statement from Frack Free Lancashire Finance Sub-group

Statement from Frack Free Lancashire Finance Sub-group

  The historical and ongoing accusations by Mr. Gayzer Frackman, questioning the integrity of individual members of the Frack Free Lancashire Finance sub-group and the committee in its entirety, seriously damages the movement. For the avoidance of doubt, NO ONE INDIVIDUAL makes any decision about distribution of

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Alan Tootill discusses proposed changes are to the National Planning Policy Framework

Alan Tootill discusses proposed changes are to the National Planning Policy Framework

Alan Tootill has been commenting on the shale gas industry for a number of years. In this article he looks at the Government’s consultation on amendments to the NPPF (National Planning Policy Framework). [You can download Alan’s two books on fracking, Fracking the UK Volumes 1 and

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An excellent documentary on fracking

Lawrence D’Silva has made an excellent documentary investigating fracking. It is well worth 20 minutes of your time – please share!

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Special guests for Green Mondays

We are really excited to announce some very special guests at our Green Mondays down at Preston New Road. On 26 February, John Ashton, Co-Founder of Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G), will be our main speaker. Jamie Peters, of Friends of the Earth, will be also be making

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Temporary respite for this unwelcome industry but no meaningful change

Today’s release of BEIS data for Wave 24 of their quarterly polling gives some palliative relief to the ailing UK fracking industry. It shows that the relentless slide towards single figure percentage support has been, at least temporarily, halted. The industry, however, are still a long way

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