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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ITS OFFICIAL- THEY PLAN TO DUMP RADIOACTIVE WASTE ON US (but we don’t know where and they haven’t got permission)

A reply came today to a Freedom of Information Request sent to Salford City Council which enquired if there is a Radioactive Waste Permit for the works at the Barton Moss site. SCC ‘are not aware of any such application being submitted to the Council’.  We are aware that the Public consultation for IGas Mining …

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New Greenpeace campaign: if we stick together we legally CAN’ T BE FRACKED

Greenpeace have put together a frac tracker to see if your postcode is under threat of a PEDL licesnce to drill. You CAN block this drilling as it is still trespass. STOP the drilling legally here.  

Friends of the Earth support our objections SIGN THEIR DRAFT LETTER!

Friends of The Earth have created a link with draft letters for the Davyhlme application. Barton Moss Mining Waste Permit consultation now under review at Environment Agency. You can still appeal to Trafford Council about the Davyhulme site- see https://frackfreegtrmanchester.org.uk/upcoming-events/public-consultation-for-mining-waste-permit-application/

Drill cuttings with radioactive waste rejected from dumps

So where will all the drill cuttings go in the UK if unconventional onshore gas / oil exploration and extraction happens? QUOTE (abstract): In the 3-month first quarter of 2013, there were already 230 incidents of waste being rejected at landfills. Doing the maths: 230/3 months = 77 incidents per month, 25 rejected loads per day. …

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