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FRACKING MYTHS AND FACTS

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Fracking company seeks relaxation of planning conditions for restoration at Becconsall

Cuadrilla is seeking to raise the height of the rig and the volume of noise it can make at a Lancashire shale gas site next to an internationally-important bird reserve. The company has asked Lancashire County Council to change restrictions on well abandonment and restoration work at

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What’s happening this week? 6-11 February 2017

In this week’s events listing:  Latest government data on attitudes to fracking Nottingham Secular Society debate on fracking Seminars on the world energy outlook and carbon capture and storage Plus activists’ summits, planning meetings and film screening  Monday 7 February 2017 Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations

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POLL: Should fracking take place in Yorkshire?

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Residents demand stricter monitoring of Cuadrilla’s fracking site

Residents living near Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire have called for tougher action from the authorities. At a meeting yesterday there were complaints that regulation of the Preston New Road site near Blackpool was fragmented and there was no overall control. Residents who have been calling for

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Mystery Tea House film showing

  The next film at the mystery tea house is called ‘Into Eternity’ It will be shown on 24th February at 7pm Hope you can make this screening;  Marianne Birkby from radiation free Lakeland will be talking about Moorside, Drigg and the risks of fracking near nuclear

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Protest weekly update: 23-29 January 2017

by Ruth Hayhurst Protest weekly update: 23-29 January 2017

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Slow walking and country lanes

A 10 minute video clip from Brockham in Surrey showing some very brave people trying to stay within the law and protect their countryside. These country lanes are reminiscent of Roseacre. Also shows the value of legal observers and knowing your rights. Worth a watch.

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Manchester to hear all legal challenges to Cuadrilla fracking rulings – against government wishes

Judges in Manchester are to hear all three legal challenges to rulings by the Secretary of State over fracking in Lancashire. The government had wanted all the cases to be decided at one hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. But DrillOrDrop understands they are

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Residents feel betrayed over failure to test for radon around Lancashire fracking site

via Drill or Drop People living around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool say they are horrified to learn that there has been no independent testing for the radioactive gas, radon. The British Geological Survey (BGS) has been surveying water and air quality,

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