The Government has overturned a decision to refuse planning permission for fracking of shale gas in Lancashire.

Despite concerns that opening up a new supply of fossil fuels is a retrograde step given the need to reduce carbon emissions.    

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What’s happening this week? 3-9 October 2016

Key week for fracking and onshore oil & gas: decision days for Cuadrilla’s Lancashire appeals and IGas Misson shale plans. Plus meetings, protests, demonstration,  regulators’ drop-in event. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings

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Residents in Lancashire await Government fracking decision

People are devastated by what is being proposed. They are worried about the noise, pollution, the traffic, their health, the environment.  

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How much will fracking cost the people of Britain? The promises of jobs and economic wealth seem increasingly illusory in the face of the real costs already paid by local councils and residents. A paper by Dr. Anna Szolucha  

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Fracking Week in Parliament – week ending 30 September 2016

In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: Scottish Conservatives accuse the Scotland’s First Minister of “double-standards” over shale. She accuses them of wanting to “ride roughshod” over local opinion and concerns. Thanks to for the transcript  

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No fracking, drilling or digging: it’s the only way to save life on Earth

The Paris climate change agreement is worthless. Politicians can’t possibly honour it unless we stop developing all new fossil fuel reserves. By George Monbiot  

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Response to Babs Murphy/Chamber of Commerce by Barbara Richardson RAG

  This woman is so out of touch and appears to have swallowed all the industry hype. Who on earth is advising her? Francis Egan!!!!! It was so obvious at the Public Inquiry she had not done any thorough research and was shown up as such. She

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Tina served with yet more papers for 2 weeks prison sentence for contempt of court? WTF?? Intimidation continues. Why else would they choose this venue. B*****rds.  

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Drills the point home nicely.

This was censored off my YT Channel not for copyright but because it was claimed to be “misleading” or may be “considered spam”??? In this short clip I edited, David Letterman breaks fracking down along with GASLAND director Josh Fox  

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Fracking supporters side-step ASA process before Lancashire decision

Tony Bosworth 26 September 2016 A leak to The Times has revealed that the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has made a draft recommendation that complaints against Friends of the Earth – made by fracking company Cuadrilla and two well-known supporters of fracking – should be upheld. This

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