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Preston New Road
2016 Government Report
Protest Policing – and the Cost
Fracking should be banned in part of Lancashire for safety reasons, a council has said. The Conservative-controlled Fylde Council passed a motion accusing energy firm Cuadrilla of being “unable to guarantee public safety”.
The activists blocked the entrance to the site on 10 September 2019 using a boat bearing the words “Planet before profit,” criticising Cuadrilla’s efforts to expand fracking in the UK through the development of the Preston New Road site and highlighting the environmental risks of fracking.
In This Newsletter
RAG Award from Friends of the Earth
Myerscough Open Day
PNR UKOG extend deadlines
Application to frack second well
Warning for Cuadrilla
Survey of PNR residents
100th Call for Calm – 10th July
Green Mondays at PNR
41 Tories Support a Fracking Ban
Illegal Planning Guidelines
US Study – “Fracking a Profound Threat”
Blackpool declares Climate Emergency
Quote of the month
Ex BP boss John Browne talks about Climate Change, Technology, Oil and Gas, Fracking, Reducing Emissions and other things.
“We are surprised to read that Mr Egan thinks that his industry is ‘being held back by a micro-seismic Traffic Light System, set with an upper limit of just 0.5 on the Richter scale, with no credible scientific basis’.
“This is a very strange claim to make given that he wrote to the then Energy Minister, when this Traffic Light System was devised seven years ago, claiming that Cuadrilla themselves had developed it ‘in conjunction with with industry experts and [his] team at DECC’.