People in the village of Woodsetts in south Yorkshire gathered this evening for a giant photo with pieces of tape printed with the INEOS logo stuck across their mouths.
The advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against the shale gas company, INEOS Upstream, over a statement it made in local newspaper supplements distributed across the East Midlands.
Last week, the Bolsover MP, Dennis Skinner, asked the prime minister to investigate drinking water problems in an area of his constituency where the shale gas company INEOS had been carrying out seismic surveys.
In this week’s listings Scheduled date for the start of fracking at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site; Debate in the Scottish Parliament on unconventional oil and gas; Protest against INEOS injunction and plans for drilling at Woodsetts; Breaking the Chain exhibition; Decision meeting on Cuadrilla’s Becconsall site;
Residents of a village near Worksop, where INEOS wants to drill a shale gas well, are planning a protest next week against the company’s proposals and a legal action it has taken against demonstrators.
The Labour MP for Bolsover, Dennis Skinner, has called on the Prime Minister to investigate water problems in an area near where INEOS has been carrying out seismic testing.
A shale gas company seeking to do tests on council land will have waited at least a year by the time it gets a decision.