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Partial victory for oil campaigners fighting UKOG injunction – appeal being prepared

The defendants say: “We welcome the partial support the judge gave to our case but we’re going to fight on. Oil companies cannot be allowed to set the legal framework for protest in this way. Dissent is not a crime and the penalties for breaching an injunction are severe”. Six women from Surrey and Sussex… Continue reading Partial victory for oil campaigners fighting UKOG injunction – appeal being prepared

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Acidising and fracking in the South East

Since the initial tests at Balcombe when the word 'fracking' was freely used, the oil & gas industry have changed tack and claim they are not fracking in the South East of England. They claim the geology is "naturally fractured". However, in many cases they are intending to acidise. What is acidising? Acidising involves injecting… Continue reading Acidising and fracking in the South East

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Solidarity Sunday at Ellesmere Port – 14 December

Ellesmere Port is the only live fracking site in the country.  The community protection camp burned down but the locals are still determined to fight back against the poisonous fracking industry.  on 14 December, they are calling for a day of solidarity from anti-fracking groups around the country. Join us and many from the 300+… Continue reading Solidarity Sunday at Ellesmere Port – 14 December

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Press Release: Anti-Fracking Campaigners to Hold Fracked Future Carnival Outside London Conference

Anti-fracking protestors host a ‘fracked future’ carnival outside a London shale gas conference featuring speakers including fashion designer Vivienne Westwood and comedienne Josie Long. The Shale Gas Forum will be the site of a ‘Fracked Future’ themed carnival emphasising what campaigners say is the very real prospect of an environmentally polluted future if the fledgling… Continue reading Press Release: Anti-Fracking Campaigners to Hold Fracked Future Carnival Outside London Conference