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The group is trying to “open a dialogue” with RTH Lubbers about its involvement in the controversial energy practice. The firm transports equipment to fracking sites in Yorkshire and Lancashire. Protesters walked slowly in front of lorries, impe ding them from leaving the depot at Peterseat Drive in Altens.
A Film Foregrounds the First Nations Fight Against Fracking. On Saturday, Fractured Lands, a documentary about the Dene activist and lawyer Caleb Behn, will screen at the National Museum of the American Indian. Daniel A. Gross10 hours ago · Share · Tweet · Email ...

After a few months of consideration and some heated public debate, on April 9 the Madison Board of Selectmen (BOS) passed the anti-fracking ordinance, using the language originally proposed. Fracking waste, as the name suggests, is a byproduct of fracking, which uses high-pressure water to extract ...
Protesters caused disruption at a north-east transport company yesterday amid claims trucks were delivering fracking equipment to firms in England. The group lay on the ground at the entrance of ARR Craib in Aberdeen holding placards reading “Fracking is a dirty business” and “Stop the chain.” Vans and ...
Archbishop Ron Cutler has given his support to a campaign against the lifting of a moratorium on fracking in Nova Scotia. Bishop Ron added his weight to a letter signed by representatives of 40 different community groups who oppose any lifting on the ban. Fracking is the extraction of oil or gas from ...
A San Luis Obispo county organization says the county's water, agricultural lands, and environmental quality could be threatened. The coalition is currently gathering signatures for an initiative aimed at protecting those resources. “We overlie an oil reserve that's in the Monterey shell. And to get oil out of that ...

A Susquehanna County family can proceed with a lawsuit against an energy company that extracted natural gas from beneath their land using wells on an adjacent property, the state Superior Court ruled in a potentially precedent-setting decision. The ruling in the suit Adam Briggs and his two siblings filed ...
EX-PM DAVID CAMERON last night blasted green groups for the “painfully slow” fracking revolution in Britain. Speaking in the US to oil execs, he hit out at campaigners for being “absolutely obsessed” with blocking the extraction of fossil fuels. Former Prime Minister David Cameron last night blasted ...
Anti-fracking protester banned from Cuadrilla site for TWO years after lorry demo. The fracking site on ... A defiant anti-fracking protester said he would not obey a judge's order to do unpaid work for the community. But the judge hit ... “I have been involved in the battle against fracking for four years. It is an ...
Anti-fracking protester banned from Preston New Road site for TWO years after lorry demo. The fracking ... A defiant anti-fracking protester said he would not obey a judge's order to do unpaid work for the community. But the judge hit ... “I have been involved in the battle against fracking for four years. It is an ...
Joining numerous other towns across the state of Connecticut, at a special meeting on March 13, the Guilford Board of Selectmen (BOS) unanimously approved the proposed Hydraulic Fracturing and Extraction Waste Prohibition Ordinance, formally banning the use of products that contain fracking waste in ...
Protesters, including actress Emma Thompson, at an anti-fracking walk and silent protest at the Cuadrilla site in Preston on March 21. ... Lancashire Constabulary has set-up a separate command structure to deal with anti-fracking protests using officers working rest days - despite “growing concerns” over ...
SALAMANCA (AP) — The Seneca Nation of Indians is speaking out against a proposal for a wastewater treatment project on the Allegheny River. The president of the Nation, Todd Gates, is scheduled to detail his concerns at a news conference with elected officials from New York and Pennsylvania on ...
During public comment, several citizens implored the council to put the direct action clause back into the bill of rights, fight against fracking in Lafayette and deny oil and gas company applications to drill inside city limits. The general consensus among those who spoke appeared to be that regulating oil and ...
Who stands between the government and a proper, effective sanctions regime against Russia? Not Jeremy Corbyn, though he might wish he could. Putin is going to get away with the Salisbury attack, suffering little more than a token expulsion of diplomats, thanks to anti-fracking protesters. They didn't ...
With officials in Colombia grappling with the reality of dwindling oil reserves, fracking has become central to the energy conversation. A balance needs to be struck between environmental and economic needs as a path to energy self-sufficiency is drawn out. Compared to conventional oil drilling, fracking ...
After the Mahoning County Board of Elections voted to keep an initiative to ban fracking in Youngstown off the May 8 ballot, supporters of the measure said they'd again take the matter to the Ohio Supreme Court. Board members said Tuesday nothing has changed since they decided in September 2017 to ...

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – The Mahoning County Board of Elections voted unanimously not to allow an anti-fracking amendment on the May ballot. Frack Free Mahoning Valley was trying to get an initiative on the ballot once again to ban fracking in Youngstown. This happened once before in 2017, ...
A 23-year-old anti-fracking activist and student at Colorado State University was arrested Thursday on two charges of tampering with oil and gas equipment and second-degree criminal trespassing after protesting at a drilling site near Bella Romero Academy, a middle school in Greeley. Cullen Lobe was ...
MORATORIUM SUPPORT: Independent candidate for Mount Gambier Richard Sage told the audience he backed the imposition of a moratorium on fracking. MOUNT Gambier's political aspirants were unanimous in backing a moratorium on fracking in the South East at the Limestone Coast Protection ...
YOUNGSTOWN — A citizens committee is trying yet again to get an initiative on the ballot to ban fracking in Youngstown. The Youngstown Community Bill of Rights Committee submitted petitions with about 2,000 signatures on them. The petitions need 1,216 to be valid. The Mahoning County Board of ...
The U.S. House of Representatives released a report yesterday which shows the Russian troll farms used social media to incite Left-wing activists against the U.S. fossil fuel industry, prompting demonstrations against pipeline projects and fracking efforts. Russia is a hydrocarbon powerhouse, a nation ...
Campaigners protesting against plans to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire have announced they are leaving the area. The Kirby Misperton Protection Camp pitched up on farmland in an attempt to prevent company Third Energy beginning tests at a site in the village more than a year ago. The group ...
Anti-fracking camp to close in Kirby Misperton as campaigners declare victory over 'impossible' odds. The Kirby ... An anti-fracking protest camp that has been in place for over a year in North Yorkshire is shutting down voluntarily after campaigners declared "victory" in their fight against a shale gas firm.
Nicholas Howard, Jake Duncombe, Lord Middleton, Lady Clarissa Collin and former television presenter Selina Scott are among those who have written a letter rejecting the fracking industry and claiming they would be left with the liability if something were to go wrong in the future. In a letter they say: “We would like to ...
Guilford officials took a step toward banning the use of fracking waste in town. On Feb. 20, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) discussed details of a proposed anti-fracking waste transport and storage ordinance and set out a path to a public hearing for resident approval. Fracking waste, as the name suggests, ...
Nicholas Howard, Jake Duncombe, Lord Middleton, Lady Clarissa Collin and former television presenter Selina Scott are among those who have written a letter rejecting the fracking industry and claiming they would be left with the liability if something were to go wrong in the future. In a letter sent to the ...
For all intents and purposes, the Republican party is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. So it is somewhat surprising to learn that a bill in the Florida Senate that would ban fracking in the Sunshine State has been endorsed by all ten members — Republicans and Democrats alike — of the ...
Currently, 90 counties and cities across the state have passed resolutions against fracking -- excluding the city of Jacksonville. Jacksonville City Councilman Jim Love participated in Saturday's rally. Love said he's concerned that fracking could taint the city's water." “We don't want to start (fracking) because ...
A Schlumberger Oil Field Services employee works at an Erie oil and gas site at the Woolley Becky Sosa location in June. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer). If you go. What: Lafayette City Council meeting. When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Where: 1290 S. Public Road. More info: cityoflafayette.com.
The peacful anti-fracking on the industrial estate outside Lubbers Logistics Group. Picture: Anthony Carroll. The peaceful protest outside the Lubbers Logistics Group site on Thamesfield Way on Yarmouth Industrial Park saw two women carry out what they called a slow walk demonstration in front of lorries ...
A study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres was retracted in January after an “error in wind measurement” led the writers to overstate methane leakage rates. A peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, the journal of the American ...
Anti-fracking activists calling for banning natural gas drilling ... broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (WHTM). Anti-fracking activists calling for banning natural gas drilling Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Anti-fracking campaigners continue their protests at Kirby Misperton's Third Energy site. Alexa Copeland @echoalexa Reporter (Thirsk & Ripon) ... ANTI-FRACKING campaigners carried out ten 'slow walk' protests in the last week, police confirmed. Officers from North Yorkshire Police facilitated each of the ...
The peacful anti-fracking on the industrial estate outside Lubbers Logistics Group. Picture: Anthony Carroll. The peaceful protest outside the Lubbers Logistics Group site on Thamesfield Way on Yarmouth Industrial Park saw two women carry out what they called a slow walk demonstration in front of lorries ...
A study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres was retracted in January after an “error in wind measurement” led the writers to overstate methane leakage rates. A peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, the journal of the American ...
A 'slow walk' is a form of protest in which a group of protesters walk in the path of a lorry, slowing its progress and causing delays in operations. The ten slow walks have targeted lorries entering and leaving the 'KM8' fracking site on Habton Road, Kirby Misperton. Today, 'slow walks' took place from ...
PCC asked for help to end disruptive anti-fracking protests ... “This isn't about being for or against fracking it's about trying to find a way to break the deadlock that's seen life for villagers in Kirby Misperton and elsewhere nearby disrupted for over a year now, causing people unnecessary and intolerable ...
The fight against fracking | VIDEO. NOT IN OUR TOWN: Independent candidate Jon Ey and Limestone Coast Protection Alliance co-chair Angus Ralton beside the site of Haselgrove-3. Haselgrove-3. A protest sign which has a photo of an area with high levels of fracking compared with the Coast. It also has ...
THE latest costs for policing the continuing anti-fracking protests in North Yorkshire have been published - and they are the lowest yet. The figures released by the county's police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan show the protests at Kirby Misperton, where the company Third Energy is planning to ...
THE back row traditionally hosts cheeky schoolchildren looking to dodge the teacher's attention, or canoodling couples with only fleeting interest in the latest blockbuster. As a Conservative county councillor sat on the back row of a public meeting hosted by anti-fracking campaigners, I should have perhaps ...
The anti-fracking fight in Florida has been a textbook-style example of how grassroots and community organizing can bolster a movement to the highest ranks. If you asked us three years ago if we thought we could ban fracking in the republican led Florida legislature, the answer would have been no.
For all intents and purposes, the Republican party is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. So it is somewhat surprising to learn that a bill in the Florida Senate that would ban fracking in the Sunshine State has been endorsed by all ten members — Republicans and Democrats alike — of the ...
Frack Free Strensall held its inaugural meeting at Strensall Village Hall on Tuesday, with more than 100 people present and the hall so full, some had to be turned away. Talks were given by Simon Bowens from Friends of the Earth, and Andy Gheorghiu from Food and Water Watch, on fracking and the ...
Tory controlled Derbyshire County Council's planning committee voted nine to one to reject a recommendation from the council's own planning officers to give a green light to Ineos's plans to build a test drill site at Bramley Moor near the village of Marsh Lane in North East Derbyshire. The committee room ...
From left: Jeff Tittel, director, NJ Sierra Club; Gov. Phil Murphy; Tracy Carluccio; Amy Goldsmith; and Doug O'Malley, director of Environment New Jersey. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy yesterday joined neighboring governors in backing a ban on hydraulic fracturing, making a prohibition on the controversial ...
Trevelyan is part of Ryedale Farmers Against Fracking, a group calling on local farmers and landowners to turn down any approaches to frack on their land on the grounds that the impact the industry will have on house and land values will outweigh any possible compensation. “Farmers need to take a ...
Protesters in November blocked railroad tracks from the the port through downtown for 11 days before police moved in. They left about 15 tons of garbage and graffiti on nearby buildings that had to be removed. The city's response to the blockade cost $46,140 in staff time, overtime and cleanup. At a Port ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A city prosecutor has requested for a judge to dismiss the charges against an anti-fracking activist who was ticketed for projecting a skull and crossbones on the wall of a Colorado public building. The Daily Camera reports Boulder's city attorney filed a motion in municipal court to ...
City Moves to Dismiss Charges Against Anti-Fracking Activist. A city prosecutor has requested for a judge to dismiss the charges against an anti-fracking activist who was ticketed for projecting a skull and crossbones on the wall of a Colorado public building. Jan. 25, 2018, at 1:46 p.m.. City Moves to Dismiss Charges ...


 

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