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Green Party Candidate for Rother Valley ‘Appalled’ at Council decision to allow Fracking in Constituency without consideration for the environment

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INEOS steps up search for shale in Rotherham

Planners at Rotherham Council have ruled that a proposed test drilling operation on a Greenbelt site by INEOS’ oil and gas exploration and production business “would not be likely to have significant effects on the environment” in relation to national … Continue reading

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Anti-fracking campers in Ryedale planning direct action to stop the lorries

PROTESTERS at an anti-fracking camp erected close to one of only two UK sites to be given the go-ahead to start the controversial gas extraction technique have said they are drawing a “line in the sand”. The camp began when … Continue reading

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Rotherham anti-fracking group to meet

AN ANTI-FRACKING group will hold a public meeting in Kimberworth next week as firms consider possibly using parts of Rotherham to extract shale gas. Rotherham Against Fracking will hold the meeting at The Green Dragon, Kimberworth, on Tuesday, September 13, … Continue reading

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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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Campaigners and companies ready for battle over South Yorkshire ‘fracking blitz’

Campaigners and companies ready for battle over South Yorkshire ‘fracking blitz’ Areas around Sheffield could face fracking after new licenses were awarded for oil and gas exploration. Some 27 areas, including in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire, have been awarded … Continue reading

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Power to the people!

News from Neil, of a new expression of people power! “Don’t whether you know or not but there is an anti-fracking campaign group now emerging, it is basing itself in Maltby but trying to incorporate other areas of the borough … Continue reading

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