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
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
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
On 12 May, we will be joining Fuel Poverty Action to demand that we Bin British Gas outside British Gas's AGM in London. Last year, Centrica which is owned by British Gas bought a 25% share in Cuadrilla's Lancashire drilling operation. We know that fracking won't bring down our bills. It also won't reduce the… Continue reading Join Fuel Poverty Action to Bin British Gas
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
Our next meeting is taking place 4 March at 7pm at LARC which is located at 62 Fieldgate Street, E1 1ES. Anyone is welcome to attend. Just send us an email to let us know you’re coming – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fracking, the controversial process of extracting oil and gas from the ground has recently taken the centre stage in the public eye over the last couple of weeks with the ongoing protest camp in Balcombe. After Boris Johnson recently gave his seal of approval for fracking to take place in London, it was discovered… Continue reading Is fracking coming to Croydon?