News

The oil and gas boom has devastated ecosystems across the US

The oil and gas boom has devastated ecosystems across the US

Drilling for oil and gas has caused long-lasting damage to ecosystems across Canada and the US, according to a study published today. The findings lend new weight to longstanding concerns over the resurgence in domestic fossil fuel production.    

Read more

Renewables Increase Popularity While Fracking Support Falls to Lowest Yet in Britain

Just 13 percent of those surveyed between September and October of this year said they supported shale gas development in Britain, with 36 percent opposing it.  

Read more

Councils investing more than £16 billion in the fossil fuel industry

New data has revealed that councils across the UK are investing more than £16 billion in the fossil fuel industry – the companies responsible for the climate crisis. It’s time for our local councils to stop #fuellingthefire and divest.  

Read more

Cuadrilla apply for environmental permit variation

The Environment Agency has received a substantial variation application for an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016. It is now consulting on the proposed decision. Cut and Paste link below to see details and have your say. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pr4-3pj-cuadrilla-bowland-limited-environmental-permit-draft-decision-advertisement-eprab3101mwv003/pr4-3pj-cuadrilla-bowland-limited-environmental-permit-draft-decision-advertisement

Read more

Protest update: 30 October-12 November 2017

In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Labour rally at Kirby Misperrton; Suffragette-style protest at Pickering Conservative offices; Sit-down and lorry protest at Preston New Road; Slow walk protests facilitated by police; Anti-fracking rally in Sherwood Forest; Acquittal of Greenpeace

Read more

BREAKING: INCREDIBLE NEWS! Today, peaceful protest won out over a dirty industry. This is huge for the people’s movement against fracking in the UK!

Read more

Pollutants from fracking could pose health risk to children

“This study is really the first comprehensive look at whether there is a risk for this type of harm from fracking,” said Ellen Webb, co-author of the research from the Center for Environmental Health, a US-based non-profit organisation.

Read more

What’s Happening and Protest Update

With Thanks to Drill or Drop  

Read more

Council confirms Angus oil production scheme at Brockham does not have planning permission

Surrey County Council is standing by its position that Angus Energy does not have planning permission for oil production from a well at its Brockham site, despite an announcement of “final go-ahead” this morning. Angus told shareholders at 7am that it had received official approval from the Oil and Gas

Read more

A complex tale of thumper trucks, leaks and dirty bath water

Last week, the Bolsover MP, Dennis Skinner, asked the prime minister to investigate drinking water problems in an area of his constituency where the shale gas company INEOS had been carrying out seismic surveys. People on the Oxcroft Estate, a land settlement area of scattered homes and small

Read more
Page 2 of 2512345...1020...Last »

How To Contact Us

welcome@frackfreelancashire.org
The Community Hub
Maple Farm
Preston New Road Lancashire
FY4 5RN

How to find us

Disclaimer

Important: Information on this site is presented in good faith and is as accurate as I can make it. All images are copyrighted to their respective owners. E&OE. I you have any questions please contact us using the details provided.