Lancashire Anti-Fracking Campaigners Seeking Review of Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood Planning Permission

Preston
Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners are concerned that fracking could still go ahead in Lancashire because the County Council approved a part of Cuadrilla’s two planning applications.                                                                     Cuadrilla was famously denied permission to carry out any fracking in Preston in June this year. They have since announced that they are going to appeal the council’s decision.
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Fracking: Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be

Fracking was all the rage between 2009 and 2014.                                 The euphoria that enshrined this “new” industry was palpable in the wake of the 2008 credit crunch, as investors clamored for the next economic savior. Hydraulic fracturing was supposed to be it.

Google Trends shows that internet searches for the term “fracking” peaked in August 2013. That’s about eight months after Matt Damon’s environmentally-bent expose of the industry, Promised Land, was released. Take a look at the epic rise in the popularity of fracking…

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Latest wave of fracking licences

Green groups predict ‘hundreds of battles’ as government awards latest wave of fracking licences

Oil and Gas authority confirms 27 development blocks to be offered to companies, while 132 further blocks undergo environmental assessments.

C1JXKR Cuadrilla Resources drilling equipment at Shale Gas Drill Site,  Presse Hall Farm, Singleton, Blackpool, Lancashire, UK
 Cuadrilla Resources drilling equipment at Shale Gas Drill Site, Presse Hall Farm, Singleton, Blackpool, Lancashire, UK     (FAILED)

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