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Fracking firm secure permit to treat contaminated water at site in Sheffield

Contaminated fracking water could soon be treated and processed in Sheffield, campaigners fear. Fracking giant INEOS has been granted a permit by the Environment Agency to carry out the work at FCC Environment on Starnhill Close in Ecclesfield. A High … Continue reading

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Special council meeting will discuss fracking after more than 1,000 objections

FRACKING protesters have filed more than 1,000 objections against proposals to drill for gas under Harthill. Ineos Shale is about halfway through a regional seismic survey examining the underground geology of 250km sq. The chemical giant has applied for permission … Continue reading

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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

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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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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

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