DrillOrDrop’s October 2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
60+ events in October 2017 about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Anti-fracking demonstrations in Manchester, Lancashire and North Yorkshire; Community exhibitions; Art auction fundraiser; Council decision meetings; Town hall meeting on fracking research; Tour by Canadian campaigner, Jessica Ernst; Global Frackdown day.
A Lancashire businessman who had been threatened with arrest for sounding his car horn in support of anti-fracking protesters led a convoy of hooting motorists past Cuadrilla’s shale gas site this morning.
A woman has climbed onto a lorry outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton, closing the road.
Farmers were urged at a rally in North Yorkshire this morning to deny fracking companies access to their land.
Campaigners against fracking who established a camp outside a drilling supply company in Derbyshire have relocated.
First lock-on at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site sees “Bat girls” blockade entrance for 12 hours
Four women wearing bat costumes locked themselves to containers of concrete this morning outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.