The only way to protect our drinking water, national parks and climate from fracking is to stop fracking everywhere. In the face of Government further weakening fracking rules, we need to redouble our efforts to keep the UK frack free.
Lancashire Council listened to the people and voted for fracking company Cuadrilla to get out. Twice. But this decision is now at risk.
The Government has today published a consultation which outlines proposals to allow fracking under national parks, AONBs, Sites of Scientific Interest and other protected areas, but rule out fracking from the surface in these areas.
Manchester Friends of the Earth submission to Planning Application for Coal Bed Methane operation at Davyhulme
Responding to news that the Government is attempting to fast-track fracking applications through the planning system, Friends of the Earth planning adviser Naomi Luhde-Thompson said: “Bulldozing fracking applications through the planning system, against the wishes of local people and councils, will …
A fracking report the Government tried to keep secret reveals the true damage that fracking could do to rural economies.