Fracking rig site revealed

THIS is the countryside spot where a 60-metre fracking rig will be built for 24-hour gas drilling, under new plans.

Residents in Harthill are organising an opposition strategy to the proposals by chemical giant Ineos Shale for Common Lane.

The firm wants to drill down 2,800 metres for shale gas over a five-year period at the near 1.5-hectare greenfield site.

It has submitted an environmental impact assessment to Rotherham Borough Council, claiming that negative side effects are “unlikely”.

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,fracking-rig-site-revealed_21925.htm

See also:

http://www.frackfreesouthyorkshire.co.uk/

Anti-fracking group opposes Rotherham drill plans

Anti-fracking group opposes Rotherham drill plans AN ANTI-fracking campaigner this week vowed to lobby and oppose plans to drill for gas in Rotherham. The Advertiser reported last week how the Government had issued exploration licences for land coming almost all … Continue reading

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One Response to Fracking rig site revealed

  1. Timawells says:

    As long as there are checks in place to ensure the water table isn’t damaged, then I have no objecting to fracking. People can be so selfish, they want to drive around in their cars and heat their houses, as long as it doesn’t happen in their own back garden.

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