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GOV ANNOUNCES FRACKING IS ‘HALTED’

GOV ANNOUNCES FRACKING IS ‘HALTED’

Let’s be clear about this. Halting is not an outright ban, it means that it can be revisited and very simply reversed. Fracking in heavily populated areas that contain vast numbers of abandoned coal mines and their myriad of uncharted faults was always a numbskull idea. The lure of fast

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Challenge the Government’s plans to steamroller Fracking through…

Challenge the Government’s plans to steamroller Fracking through…

At the Westminster Hall debate, Claire Perry, made it clear that she and her Government are totally committed… On Wed. 12th Sept. 2018, MPs attended a debate at Westminster Hall, where Government Minister, Claire Perry, faced tough questioning over the Governments plans to fast track fracking. One Conservative MP, Lee

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This Week We Loved

This Week We Loved

The definitive air pollution map Global air pollution is mapped here, in EMOJIS, and it’s probably the best map I’ve ever seen (notwithstanding the great Unearthed map on NO2 published last week of course).

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What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

Climate issues didn’t win in the midterms Climate issues were on the ballot in a number of states in the US midterms this week, but they weren’t very successful – in Washington, Arizona and Colorado – although Florida did ban offshore oil drilling. There has also been lots of criticism

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Size Does Matter Francis!

Size Does Matter Francis!

Refracktion posted: So Mr Egan is having a tough time right now as he gets wheeled in to studio after studio to explain himself about the seismicity which everyone assumes is caused by his company’s fracking operations…

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Moment of Danger

The tide is being sucked out. The ‘Tsunami’ of fracking in the UK is about to begin. There are presently applications for exploratory wells in Broadfield Bridge, West Sussex, Bramleymoor Lane at Marsh Lane in Derbyshire and Common Road, Harthill in Derbyshire. Applications for exploratory wells are inextricably linked to

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The UK General Election

Frack Free Cotswolds is by statute non-Party Political. However, since our main aim is to protect the Cotswolds region from the potential environmental and climate damaging scourge of fracking, it is our duty to allow people of the Cotswolds to know where their political representative opinions lie and how those

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Wishy Washy – A sign of things to come?

Wishy Washy – A sign of things to come?

Interest article about Cuadrilla‘s record on planning conditions from Refracktion, who provide clear, focused and useful information on the subject of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) http://www.refracktion.com/index.php/wishy-washy-a-sign-of-things-to-come/

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Fracking with the facts in a post-truth world

A very good article from Refraction Fracking is a process that is struggling to gain a foothold in the UK. As the companies involved scrabble to get permission to drill across vast swathes of the countryside, they are also fighting a… http://www.refracktion.com/index.php/fracking-with-the-facts-in-a-post-truth-world/  

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SEASON of MADNESS!

Is the Xmas message from Downing Street – ‘Joy to the world!’ ? No! Instead, we are in a ‘Season of Madness’! As reported in the ‘ i‘  , 7th Dec. 2016, this Government is planning to cite those fighting the scourge of fracking on our countryside as ‘extremists’. As

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