The Government Can’t Hide From Public Opinion On Fracking

The Government doesn’t care what any of us think about fracking. It’s been obvious that it doesn’t for a long time now, but it confirmed it beyond all doubt by quietly  dropping the question on fracking from the public attitude tracker. Every three months, the Government has asked the public whether we support fracking. And every three months, we say we hate the idea. Since 2015, support for this dirty, dangerous and expensive industry has been in freefall.

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Report into concerns at Preston New Road – Land Issues

Since drilling began at Preston New Road there have been water leaks; blackouts, cracking roads, leaning street furniture, collapsing watercourses, strange smells, loss of local water pressure, infrastructure rising from the ground, cracks appearing in houses, tremors waking people up at night, the main drain turned red for about six months and this is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Geologists challenge oil companies’ comments on Surrey earthquakes

Statements made by two oil companies about the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey have been challenged by geologists.

Angus Energy and UK Oil & Gas, have both said their operations could not have caused the 14 small earthquakes recorded near Newdigate since 1 April 2018.

Dr Stephen Hicks, a seismologist at Southampton University, tweeted earlier this week that some of the science and facts on Angus Energy’s website “doesn’t completely add up”.

 

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2018 UK Earthquakes

 

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