The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said today many of the protests at its site near Blackpool were by a “small hard-core” of national activists and were neither peaceful nor lawful.
An indigenous leader who opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in the US urged anti-fracking campaigners in Lancashire today to “let go of their fears”.
The Green Party is calling on the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, to answer allegations of violence by security guards and staff against protesters at its site near Blackpool.
As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.
Opponents of fracking reached the end of a 120-mile walk this afternoon between shale gas sites in North Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Europa’s exploration site at Bury Hill Wood near Dorking is “the last place in the world” you want to have oil drilled, Green Party Euro MP Keith Taylor told opponents of the scheme this morning.
April 24th 2014 Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for the South East of England, sent a message of support today to Balcombe residents opposing Cuadrilla’s planning application to flow test its exploratory oil well in the village.
Anti-fracking groups from across the UK, gathering in Balcombe this afternoon (19/1/14), were told they had to win the battle against shale gas. The Green MEP and French farmer, Jose Bove, told a rally outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site in the village: “Losing is not an option. For the […]