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Tibetan monks offer help to anti-frackers

ANTI-FRACKING campaigners have received an offer of help from an unexpected source in their battle to save the countryside from drilling — a band of Tibetan monks. The Gyuto Monks, who practise Tibetan Buddhism, will visit Woodsetts on Saturday to … Continue reading

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Rotherham Council shocked at INEOS tactics

Planners and councillors in Rotherham are shocked, disappointed, disgusted and upset at fracking firm INEOS sidestepping the local planning authority. Rothbiz reported last month that the oil and gas exploration and production business was appealing to the Government’s Planning Inspectorate … Continue reading

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Protests will continue as fracking firm attempts to ban some tactics

CAMPAIGNERS pledged to continue protests — both peaceful and noisy — despite a judge backing Ineos’ move to ban certain tactics. The injunction — prohibiting acts like slow-walking in front of vehicles — was renewed by the High Court last … 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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INEOS details plans for Woodsetts fracking test site

Environmental studies included in a detailed planning application have led to INEOS’ oil and gas exploration and production business concluding that there would be no detrimental impact on the local environment from its second proposed shale gas testing well in … Continue reading

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INEOS ups interest in Rotherham

INEOS, the oil and gas exploration and production business making the most progress with potential fracking operations in the borough, has acquired a greater slice of the licences that cover Rotherham. INEOS has completed a deal to acquire UK onshore … Continue reading

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