The campaigns for and against fracking are in full swing in the area south of Sheffield after INEOS announced it would be applying for planning permission for shale gas exploration.
Friends of the Earth is fighting off criticism from the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, and the advertising watchdog.
City of York Council is reconsidering its counter-terrorism strategy which lists anti-fracking campaigners as a threat, alongside the PKK, a separatist group involved in an armed struggle in Turkey. North Yorkshire Police has also confirmed that it does not see anti-fracking activities as a terrorist risk.
A play about a campaign against fracking, which sold out every performance at Chichester Festival Theatre earlier this year, is to go on a regional tour.
A group campaigning against fracking at a site near Blackpool has called on the Prime Minister to honour her pledge to fight burning injustice and stand up for all, not just the privileged few.
Watchdog’s ban on Greenpeace fracking ad was “substantially flawed” and should be reversed – new ruling
The UK advertising watchdog has overturned its ban on a Greenpeace advert which said experts agreed that fracking would not cut energy bills.
40+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in September 2016, including film screenings, meetings, consultation deadlines, training, information events, fundraisers, walks and talks. Plus advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.
Deadlines, meetings, information stalls and fundraisers this week in DrillOrDrop’s round up of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigners around them.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of July and later in the year here
Guest Post by Heather Stroud In this guest post, Heather Stroud, who lives in Ryedale and opposes fracking in the district, reflects on this week’s decision to approve Third Energy’s shale gas plans for Kirby Misperton While all attention is focused on how ‘alive our democratic process’ is, […]