January 2015

We’ve got 2 great events coming up where you can find out more about what fracking is and what it’s impacts are. Firstly, we’ve teamed up with Nottingham Contemporary to screen Frack Free Somerset’s film ‘The Truth Behind the Dash for Gas‘ – this is a UK-based film that puts[…]

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Shortly after our last article on Robert Jenrick’s position on the Infrastructure Bill committee, the bill then went to all MPs to debate the issue. Just before this, the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee produced a report calling for a moratorium on fracking because it was inconsistent with the UK’s legal[…]

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Since August 2014, a group of volunteers from Nottingham, Bassetlaw and South Yorkshire have been knocking on people’s doors in the villages of Everton, Mattersey and Misson in North East Bassetlaw asking them one question: Do you want your village to be frack free? In January 2015, we can finally[…]

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Members of Frack Free Nottinghamshire (FFN) visited the MP for Newark, Robert Jenrick at his constituency office on Friday 9 January, regarding the Infrastructure Bill currently making its way through Parliament. Mr Jenrick is a member of the Public Bill Committee investigating the Infrastructure Bill before it reports to the House on 15 January.[…]

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Nearly 2000 signatures from North Bassetlaw residents opposed to fracking will be put before the Nottinghamshire County Council’s January meeting next Thursday ( 15th January). The petition will be presented by County Councillor Pamela Skelding of Retford. It is calls upon the County Council not to agree to the controversial process[…]

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The Infrastructure Bill is a new piece of legislation that is currently going through Parliament. The bill has huge consequences for fracking. These are: Removing the permission rights for landowners to object to drilling underneath their land Allowing any substance (toxic or radioactive) to be left underneath the land Maximising[…]

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