Campaign

Pictures and thoughts from Rally for Ryedale

Over 500 people rallied outside County Hall, Northallerton to show their opposition to Third Energy’s application to frack a well at Kirby Misperton. DrillOrDrop spoke to some of them.

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Jane, Bridlington
“We need to keep our water safe”

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David and Mick, Ryedale and Northallerton
“We’re concerned about pollution and the environment”

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Bronwen, Barnsley
“I worry about water contamination”

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Kieran and Alastair, Thirsk
“There’s so much bad stuff with fracking”

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Catherine, Northallerton
“How much longer can we continue raping our planet?”

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Sharon, Chester
“Fracking hurts my heart – I’m horrified”

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Hannah, KirbyMoorside

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Irene, Northallerton
“I worry about the risks to health, for myself and my children”

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Muriel, Longridge
“I’m here to show solidarity – we’ve been through this in Lancashire”

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Christine, Lastingham
“There’s a complete lack of democracy and disregard for the countryside”

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Earl, Skipton
“Fracking is environmentally unacceptable”

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Nina and Bea, Wooton le Hole
“Health worries, especially for young children and during pregnancy”

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Janet, Ryedale
“An approval here could kick-start the industry – just stop fracking! “

This report is part of DrillOrDrop’s Rig Watch project. Rig Watch receives funding from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust. More details here


This report is part of DrillOrDrop’s Rig Watch project. Rig Watch receives funding from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust. More details here

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