Kevin Hollinrake’s green claims undermined by his support for fracking – Yorkshire Post letters – Yorkshire Post

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From: Dr Peter Williams, Newbiggin, Malton. THE recently-published Manifesto of the Conservative Environment Network (CEN) pledges that a “ban on fracking is overwhelmingly sensible”. Protests continue in Ryedale against fracking. As one of the 41 Conservative MPs who are members of the network, Ryedale’s MP Kevin Hollinrake has signed the CEN Declaration. An anti-fracking protest...

Broomfield Notifies Extraction of Potential Breach of Contract After Extraction Begins Fracking at the Interchange B Pad without Required Tier 4 Engines

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In an email with an attached demand letter sent by Broomfield City and County Manager Charles Ozaki to Eric Jacobsen of Extraction at 12:21 pm on July 15, the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) notified Extraction that they are in potential breach of the Operator Agreement. The letter states that Extraction has refused to...

Early morning return of Cuadrilla’s fracking equipment prompts local complaints

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Fracking equipment entering Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site early on 16 July 2019. Photo: Ros Wills A convoy of 26 vehicles delivered fracking equipment to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool at about 4.45am today.  The company said it opted for an early morning delivery to “minimise disruption for everyone using Preston New...

Why the words ‘ban fracking’ will define the next election as environmentalists mobilise in Yorkshire – Steve Mason – Yorkshire Post

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BAN Fracking. These are the words that should be on the lips of every environmental activist, campaigner and politician in the UK. If fracking gets a foothold, our commitment to a fossil fuel-dependent economy will be sealed for decades. If that happens, the UK can kiss all climate change targets goodbye. It is now crystal...

Community group challenges Cuadrilla’s view of geology at fracking site

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Map of faults near PNR2. Extract from Cuadrilla’s hydraulic fracturing plan for PNR2, 17 June 2019. People living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site have said there are “serious and fundamental errors” in the company’s interpretation of local geology. Preston New Road Action Group, which opposes operations at the site near Blackpool, has sent a lawyer’s...

California governor criticizes increase in fracking permits | National Observer

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday he wants to move the nation’s most populous state away from hydraulic fracturing, a day after he fired the state’s top oil and gas regulator for issuing twice as many fracking permits this year compared to last. “I don’t think anyone that was paying attention, including the individual that’s...

USA: Fracking Boom in Texas – ARTE Reportage | ARTE in English

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The town of Cotulla was in one of the poorest regions of Texas until 2010 when the fracking boom hit. With the discovery of oil and shale gas poor ranchers became millionaires and local people profited by renting out their homes and land to the influx of new workers. But not everyone has benefitted from...

Cuadrilla plans to resume fracking in Lancashire

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Cuadrilla has announced it plans to resume fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire later this year. It repeatedly halted operations last year as a result of minor tremors, or seismic events, The company intends to restart hydraulic fracturing and test equipment in the third quarter of 2019 and subject to all regulatory...

Earthquake ‘sends desks sliding across office in Fleetwood’ – but it WASN’T fracking – Lancashire Evening Post

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What is Fracking? – Opinions & Trends – Channels – Explania – Animated Explanations

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This animation explains the environmental concerns about the underground drilling process and other findings of an investigation on hydraulic fractured gas drilling. This content was originally published here.

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