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4 months ago

Binding carbon commitments and the falling cost of renewables could prove a perfect storm for investors

5 months ago

We can't let them get away with this

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and Friends of the Earth (FoE) have condemned moves by fracking company Ineos to remove local decision-ma...

5 months ago

Researchers at Edinburgh University have warned that cost of waste treatment and a shortage of specialist facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK.

A team from the university’s School of Geosciences estimated that treating the salinity and other chemicals in fracking wastewater at existing facilities could cost between £100,000 and £1 million per well under current treatment regulations. This represented between 2% and 26% of the expected total revenue from each well, ... See more

Researchers at Edinburgh University have warned that cost of waste treatment and a shortage of specialist facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK.

5 months ago

The first of many I hope, well done Arfon for making your views public.

NORTH Wales Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Arfon Jones says the Police have become the “glorified security guards” of the fracking industry. Unless the “well-funded” fr…

5 months ago

Time for @DerbyshirePCC to step up.

“Follow me, RT, and join my campaign to get all 41 other Police Crime Commissioners to make a similar statement about the #ineosvthepeople injunctions. #KMprotectors #Fracking https://t.co/IoBB2CKEjN”

5 months ago

Let's hope those gold plated safety standards are up to scratch then.

The shale gas company, INEOS, has said some products which may be used at a proposed exploration site could cause cancer or birth defects if “permitted to escape”. They could also lead to mutations…

5 months ago

Chair of policy committee also points to action to extract more North Sea gas and oil, suggesting support for shale is cooling

6 months ago

After yesterdays announcement of INEOS shale hoping to BUY pass local Government and this weeks extension of the draconian injunction against persons unknown, is our democratic and fundamental rights as British citizens to decide being taken away from us? You decide, but from where I'm standing, we are almost a totalitarian state. Credit - Wodsetts against ... See more

6 months ago

Well done Sadiq Khan, maybe the government won't over-ride local planning decisions in London

Health dangers and high water use of shale gas extraction make it unacceptable, says mayor’s draft plan for the capital

6 months ago

So much for community engagement

The company that wants to frack in Derbyshire has asked the Government to intervene in an application to drill at Marsh Lane.

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