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Jim Ratcliffe

Swiss Company Ineos Face Serious Challenger To ‘Draconian’, ‘Anti-Democratic’ High Court Injunction ‘Engineered To Buy The British Law To Force Through Fracking’

Petrochemicals giant Ineos face a serious  challenge  at their High Court injunction hearing at 10:00 am on Tuesday, 12th September 2017 at the Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, WC2A 2LL. Joe Corré, the environmental activist and son of Dame Vivienne Westwood, is stepping forward....
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New Bill to outlaw protest against CSG

This week Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) government proposed shocking new legislation that could severely restrict people’s right to protest. The Deputy Leader of the opposition, Walt Secord said, “..gas exploration operations will be treated as mining under New South Wales law. Make...
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Lancashire – the state of play

Day 18 of the appeal by fracking company Cuadrilla, against Lancashire County Council's rejection [1] of planning applications for two sites; Roseacre and Little Plumpton (Preston New Road). The appeal being held at the Blackpool Football Club will today hear the closing arguments by those...
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Problems with Policing Those Opposed to Fracking

There are over 400 groups now fighting to stop unconventional energy around the UK. Each group has its own identity primarily based on location or campaign-type and although they all share a determined aim, each is an entirely autonomous group that acts to its own agenda and style. Some groups...
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The Nanas Talk Fracking Tour

The Nanas are a group opposed to fracking who host public meetings and join actions across the UK in order to raise awareness about the risks of unconventional energy. Supported by TalkFracking.org, this group works in solidarity with local groups that are currently fighting planning applications,...
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Does a fracking disaster lurk under UK floodwaters?

Forecasters expect more floods as a US blizzard heads to the UK, predicted to land here tomorrow morning.[1] Areas prone to floods are not protected from fracking. In fact almost 20% of all UK fracking licence blocks offered by the government substantially overlap with zones at significant risk of...