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Panorama : Sellafield

 RADIATION FREE LAKELAND https://mariannewildart.wordpress.com/2016/09/05/panorama-tonight-at-8-30-sellafield/ Radiation Free Lakeland are no lovers of the BBC’s recent coverage of nuclear issues…so we were extremely guarded when approached by Panorama.  Following reassurance that this would be an “expose”  we have contributed to the programme with documents leaked to us by brave

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Shale Gas APPG pro-fracking ‘stitch-up’ exposed

On Wednesday 7th September, there is an Evidence Session on community compensation payment for communities affected by fracking. The meeting is in Committee Room 9 of the Palace of Westminster, and runs from 3.00 – 5.00 pm. Compensation for fracking, eh? That’s a hot topic at the moment. Indeed

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5-11 September 2016: What’s happening this week? via drillordrop

Monday 5 September 2016 Frack Free Helmsley and local residents unveil the winner of their Frack Free Fundraising Quiz which has raised £350 for campaign funds. 11.30am, the Black Swan, Market Place, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5BJ UK parliament returns after summer break. What’s on

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Who wants to drill where? Autumn 2016 update

Summary of recent activity and expected operations at 50 sites across the UK,  including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.  https://drillordrop.com/author/ruthhayhurst/

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Drilling diary – September 2016

https://drillordrop.com/2016/09/01/drilling-diary-september-2016/#more-26080

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For whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

On Wednesday this week, Dr Ania Szolucha of the University of Bergen launched her peer-reviewed research paper on “The Social Futures of Resource Extraction and Energy.” There was a full house of invited guests and those attending listened to presentations from distinguished speakers included Professor Anthony Ingraffea

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Victoria bans fracking

The Australians have been blazing an anti fracking  trail that we have followed for five years. First they gave us Lock the gate, then they gave us the inspiration of Nanas and now an outright fracking ban in Victoria. Chloe Aldenhoven is one of those trail blazers

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LANCASHIRE FRACKING PROSPECT CAUSES STRESS, SUSPICION AND FRACTURED COMMUNITIES – NEW RESEARCH

A study by Anna Szolucha, of the University of Bergan in Norway, found that even before exploration had begun residents living near proposed sites had experienced stress and anxiety. Much of this was caused by what she described as “a profound sense of moral outrage” at the

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Momentum Continues to Grow in the Opposition to Fracking: More Than 70 Brazilian Cities Approve Fracking Bans

Last week saw two more Brazilian cities prohibit fracking, reaching a total number of 72 since the launch of the No Fracking Brazil campaign in 2013. Fracking is a method for fossil fuel extraction which is already banned in several countries and bankrupting its promoters in the

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U.S. Electricity Generation From Renewables Has Broken Records Every Month in 2016

Electricity generation from wind, solar, and other renewable energy technologies have set monthly records every month so far in 2016, based on data through June released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration yesterday.  

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