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Come Clean Chris: The Task Force on Shale Gas Cannot be Trusted

172 organisations and residents’ community groups have signed Talk Fracking’s open letter calling the Task Force on Shale Gas a PR stunt to push through Fracking undemocratically. In an open letter, here is what they said: Come Clean Chris: The Task Force on Shale Gas Cannot be Trusted In...
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Politicians Are Criminals: Come Clean Chris

On Tuesday 23rd June 2015, Vivienne Westwood accompanied Talk Fracking to the Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Keynote Seminar on “Shale gas in the UK: regulation, addressing challenges, and energy security”, at Glaziers Hall, London [1]. We hoped to confront Chair of...
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Government reduced to fracking lies

The Government is struggling to spin its policy to fast track fracking, writes Paul Mobbs. So as it cuts the public out of the regulatory process, exempts exploratory wells from controls, and forces the Environment Agency to issue permits with 1-2 weeks, its spin machine has resorted to...
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Let’s stay on the road to a fracked future

Dame Vivienne Westwood joined Talk Fracking for the launch of our new billboard, cradling a ‘fracked baby of the future’ at Westminster Bridge, London. The impacts of fracking are harmful to our health, the economy and our environment, but our government continues to ignore the mountain of...