A debate on fracking had to be abandoned briefly on Tuesday morning, after a heckler started yelling abuse at MLAs from the public gallery of the Northern Ireland Assembly….
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A fantastic article by No Fracking UK and Vale Says No campaigner Andy Chyba, reporting our recent visit to Westminster with the Co-operative group to call for a moratorium on fracking.
German shale gas searches meet with scepticism
The first results from wells in Poland show Europe is unlikely to match the U.S. boom in shale gas, analysts at Bernstein Research said.
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The Ribble Estuary in Merseyside are the latest to be campaigning against fracking in the UK.
Please support their campaign and visit their website at http://reafg.blogspot.com
Following a Public Meeting on Tuesday 19th July in London, here is a recording of the discussions. Really informative!
Encouraging reports in todays Independent stating “MPs of all parties told The Independent the time had come for government scientists to examine all the scientific evidence after signs that exploratory drilling could have caused tremors near Blackpool.”
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If you, like us, think that the UK Government needs to impose a moratorium and halt all Hydraulic Fracturing, allowing time to undertake necessary environmental and economic impact studies, then please vote for our petition.
Please go to http://38degrees.uservoice.com/forums/78585-campaign-suggestions/suggestions/1717939-a-call-for-a-moratorium-on-hydraulic-fracturing-in?ref=title
This has already been achieved by campaigners in France, the state of New York and in North …
Interesting Q&A article in the Guardian on 20th April: http://bit.ly/hlfuOi
Shadow energy minister Huw Irranca-Davies calls for a halt to shale gas drilling after an Ecologist investigation and Tyndall Centre report highlight environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing.
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