In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: 6-person lock-on at equipment supplier in Preston Demonstration at A E Yates in Bolton Greenpeace protesters in court in Blackpool This post will be updated throughout the week. Please let us know about […]
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has changed its policy on fracking and called for a moratorium unless shale gas extraction secures “radical reductions” in carbon emissions.
Narrow roads, problems with waste disposal and a lack of research by regulators make fracking impractical in the UK, according to a campaigner who has secured bans on the process in the US.
In this week’s update: Monday morning lock-on at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site in West Sussex Protest at Broadford Bridge as local media are shown the site Friends of the Earth visit Preston New Road Photo call at the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest
In this week’s update: Post-election lock-on outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site First lock-on at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site Overnight watch for the arrival of drilling rig Dawn vigil in West Sussex
Two men and a woman were arrested after chaining themselves together outside the gates to an oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
In this week’s update: Demonstrations against Church of England investment in fossil fuels Lock-on protests in Chesterfield and Preston New Road European anti-fracking campaigners join rally outside Cuadrilla’s site Petition with thousands of names against unconventional oil and gas delivered to the Scottish Parliament Opponents of drilling in […]