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Second set of fracking plans pass first environmental test

In the latest step in potential fracking in the borough, planners at Rotherham Council have ruled that a second proposed test drilling operation on a Greenbelt site by INEOS, “would not be likely to have significant effects on the environment” … Continue reading

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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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Fracking firm looking at drilling in second Rotherham village

THE fracking firm hoping to drill in Harthill has announced plans to look for shale gas in Woodsetts too. Ineos said a site south of Dinnington Road in the village had been highlighted as having potential for drilling. Preparatory surveys … 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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