The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, supported campaigners taking peaceful direct action at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: “Rig surfer” protest in West Sussex; Anti-fracking campaigners gather outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site; Women’s protest at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site; This post will be updated throughout the week. Please let us know about […]
July saw the largest number of arrests in a month so far at protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool, according to figures released by Lancashire Police.
4,000+ call for updated UK report on fracking health impacts as study finds 17.6m Americans live within 1 mile of oil and gas sites
A petition will be presented next week calling for a review of an official UK report on the impact of fracking on health.
The trial of a group of Lancashire residents who blocked the entrance to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at the start of a month of direct action protests has been set for November.
DrillOrDrop’s August2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily. For headlines from previous months, click here
An anti-fracking protester has been on top of a lorry near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than 58 hours.