Tag Archives: Frack free South Yorkshire

Let’s work together to fight fracking plans

ANTI-fracking campaigners have vowed to work together after plans to drill for shale gas in a second village were announced. Around 70 people turned out for a walk and demonstration in Harthill on Sunday, where fracking firm Ineos hope to … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Firm to carry out fracking probe

A multinational chemicals giant controlled by a British billionaire is widening its scope for fracking in the region after it revealed it was to carry out large-scale testing on vast swathes of the countryside. Rotherham Council has received formal notification … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Public event to be held by fracking firm

A FRACKING firm will hold a public event in Harthill ahead of submitting a planning application to begin drilling. Ineos Shale wants to extract samples of rock to analyse the potential for extracting gas from under land off Common Road. … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment