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Tropical Butterfly House to host fracking awareness session

A FRACKING awareness session will be hosted next week by an animal centre about a mile from a proposed drilling site. The Tropical Butterfly House in North Anston will welcome members of Woodsetts Against Fracking on Thursday, March 1, from … Continue reading

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Fracking firm finding favour with second set of Rotherham plans

INEOS looks to be in a better position to achieve planning permission for its second identified site in Rotherham at Woodsetts. The planning board at Rotherham Council recently confirmed its objections to INEOS’ plans for a test drilling well at … Continue reading

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The Yorkshire Post says: Fracking focus. A breakdown of public trust

A RECURRING theme of this newspaper’s week-long investigation into fracking is the mistrust between environmentalists and the energy industry which believes the extraction of shale gas is in the national economic interest. It’s not helped by the secrecy surrounding a … Continue reading

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Fracking: Battle lines are drawn… and fracking war is just starting

The Yorkshire Post understands that Ineos, which carried out a seismic survey last year across nearly 100 square miles of Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire as well as submitting planning applications for three wells, expects to do similar work in Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Natalie Bennett: Why fracking is Yorkshire’s number one environmental challenge

ONE environmental issue stands out in Yorkshire: fracking. Through rain and snow and biting cold, the people of Kirby Misperton and their supporters have been showing their determination to ensure that their community isn’t fracked. So when making a list … Continue reading

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Concerns raised over INEOS planning appeal

The decision by INEOS’ oil and gas exploration and production business to attempt to go straight to the Government’s Planning Inspectorate for a decision on its proposed test well in Rotherham has been met with disappointment and concern. Rothbiz reported … Continue reading

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INEOS set to sidestep Rotherham planning authority

INEOS’ oil and gas exploration and production business looks set to go over the heads of the planning authority in Rotherham and go straight to the Government’s Planning Inspectorate for a decision on its Harthill test well, having encountered “unreasonable … Continue reading

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