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Prison threat to fracking protesters

Anti-fracking protesters face the threat of prison if they obstruct Ineos’s efforts to explore for shale gas after it secured wide-ranging injunctions to protect its operations. The petrochemicals group, which is preparing to drill for shale at several sites in … Continue reading

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Anti-frackers to meet police over Harthill protests

POLICE will meet anti-fracking campaigners tonight (23) over the prospect of protests against drilling in Harthill. It follows the news that chemicals firm Ineos has submitted a planning application for an exploratory test well. South Yorkshire Police set up the … Continue reading

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Plans submitted for fracking test well

FRACKING firm Ineos has submitted a planning application for an exploratory test well at Harthill. Shale operations director Tom Pickering said: “This well is an another important step in helping us understand the local geology. Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,plans-submitted-for-fracking-test-well_22918.htm News: Testing … Continue reading

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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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