Helen Chuntso

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Press Release: Campaigners call for fracking company to come clean on plans

For immediate release. 3rd December 2013   Campaign group Frack Free Greater Manchester have called for more transparency from the government and fracking industry about the extent of their work and the dangers posed by unconventional gas extraction. A BBC poll of 1400 people published today found that 73% of respondents were concerned about the consequences …

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Barton Community Protection Camp Wish list

Items wanted and needed at the camp: Facebook page regularly updated: https://www.facebook.com/BartonWishlist Wood-always!!! NO MORE BISCUITS!!!    

FREE Legal observer training 7th December

Saturday, December 7, 2013  12:00pm Ever seen police at a protest do something you’re sure they shouldn’t? Ever wanted to help out the victims of police bad behaviour? Train to be a Legal Observer with GBC!Green and Black Cross are an activist support network providing Legal Observers and training for those involved in protest for …

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Barton Moss Protectors (video)

A Peaceful Pioneer of the Barton Moss Protection Camp discusses some of the issues of the dangers of fracking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvmemNGajGw

Operations delayed to mid November on Barton Moss site ‘due to regulatory and security concerns’

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/industries/naturalresources/article3907511.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard- (News in The Times today, you can only see the first part of the story unless you are a subscriber) Click on links below in red in text for articles   ‘Regulatory setbacks’ We must try to imagine how difficult it is to be working at the Environment Agency….. realising that  someone in local …

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Policing the interests of Profit at the expense of the People

Say it George: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/georgemonbiot/2013/sep/19/police-uk-powerful

Objections to IGas permit from MP Barbara Keeley

GO BARBARA!   http://www.salfordonline.com/localnews_page/46014-mp_objects_to_toxic_threat_of_igas_salford_deep_drilling_permit.html

Update from Salford

It’s fast progress on site at Barton Moss as the defences are being built high and strong to defend from the passing birdwatchers……  Barton Moss site yesterday: operators building the defences    Police have bullied a birdwatching event from happening near the site- in spite of it being clearly advertised as a nature lovers, family …

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Want to understand where fracking is in the world today?

UK 3:20  https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VGe2NzaF9Hc#t=58

Meet the frackers landlords- Peel Holdings

  ‘Over the next 20 years, the BBC is due to spend hundreds of millions of pounds in licence-fee payers’ money to the Peel Group, one of the largest private-owned property companies in the UK.   At the apex of its complex corporate structures sits John Whittaker, a fearsome dealmaker whose aggressive business strategies have …

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