Tag: Fracking

Press Release: Salford and Trafford Councils found to be investing in fracking company iGas

For immediate release.   Research conducted by Frack Free Greater Manchester has discovered that Salford and Trafford Councils are investing in fracking company iGas via the Greater Manchester Pension Fund.  Both Councils have granted iGas planning permission to conduct exploratory drilling at different sites [1]. iGas lists Henderson Global Investors (HGI), a subsidiary of Henderson …

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Big Orange Bus blockade at Barton Moss – Wed 18th December

Following on from Monday’s wind turbine blockade, another unexpected arrival turned up on Wednesday 18th December 2013.  A big orange bus mysteriously broke down outside the iGas gates at Barton Moss –  blocking the entrance to the proposed fracking site. Five brave Barton Moss Protectors locked onto the Bus preventing access to IGas’ site. * …

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Wind Turbine blockade: interview on Russia Today

Helen Rimmer from Frack Free Greater Manchester and Salford speaks to Russia Today about renewables, fracking, fuel poverty and a curious wind turbine laid outside the gates of iGas.

Demonstration: Sun 8th December, 12.30pm, Barton Moss Rd

Facebook event here SAY NO TO COAL BED METHANE & SHALE GAS! Sunday 8th December 2013 12.30pm Support the Barton Moss Protection Camp! Support the fight to stop fracking everywhere! Call out to everyone opposed to turning Greater Manchester, other parts of the UK and elsewhere in the World into a fracking hell! BRING YOUR …

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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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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.