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What I told the government about fracking and their unsustainable ‘dash for gas’

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What’s happening this week? 26 September – 2 October 2016

18 events this week including party conference fringe meeting and lobby, Meet the Regulators’ information session, film screenings, campaign launch, council recommendation on IGas shale gas plan in Nottinghamshire, consultation deadline, lobby of Scottish parliament and tea party opposite Buckingham Palace. Please let us know (click here) if any

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Labour government will ban fracking in the UK + reaction

The shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary confirmed this morning that the next Labour government would ban fracking. Barry Gardiner told delegates at the Labour conference in Liverpool BY RUTH HAYHURST ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2016  

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US fracking firm supplying gas to Scotland ‘trashed environment’

ONE of the US fracking companies contracted to deliver gas to Scotland has been fined for contaminating the environment, prompting renewed calls for Scotland to ban the industry.  

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Former planning minister backs local decisions on fracking

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 • ( 9 COMMENTS ) The former planning minister, Brandon Lewis, said tonight he believed decisions on shale gas should be made by local people, through their local authority. His comments come just days before the expected announcement by the

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Recent research round-up: March-Sept 2016

This round-up looks at 44 recent studies about fracking published since late March 2016. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included.  Reports and research are grouped into categories and listed in date order, with the most recent first. Click on the title

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Town’s new anti-fracking group meet with MP to voice concerns

http://m.ludlowadvertiser.co.uk/news/14758450.Town__39_s_new_anti_fracking_group_meet_with_MP_to_voice_concerns/ CONCERNED residents in Bromsgrove met with their MP Sajid Javid last weekend, to discuss the controversial proposal to extract shale in Lancashire. The newly formed Bromsgrove and Redditch Against Fracking group is calling on the government to respect Lancashire Council’s decision to reject the bid from

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What I told the government about fracking and their unsustainable ‘dash for gas’

Posted by Hannah Martin    

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Updated: Lancashire campaigner prepares for legal fight against government approval of Cuadrilla fracking plans

An anti-fracking campaigner has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a legal challenge to any government approval of Cuadrilla’s plans for shale gas exploration in Lancashire. Gayzer Frackman, from Lytham, told an event at a London chambers he expected the government would permit fracking near Blackpool. Community groups’ reaction

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Jim Ratcliffe’s Ineos makes slow progress in UK fracking drive

The company has now conceded that drilling this year is no longer on the cards after finding the reality of shale exploration is rather slower than it hoped.  It is yet to submit a single planning application.    

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