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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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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Today, Tuesday 16 October, members of Frack Free Nottinghamshire handed an envelope of scientific evidence against fracking to each member of the Nottinghamshire County Council planning committee. This committee will decide on whether to give permission to IGas to drill in North East Bassetlaw near the villages of Everton, Mattersey and Misson. IGas[…]

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Fracking, indeed any form of unconventional gas, was not included in either of the Conservative or the Liberal Democrat 2010 election manifestos. Since the election our government has refused to consult with the British public on any aspect of the process. Until now.Increasingly, more and more people are deciding to[…]

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Info from this article taken from Frack Free South Yorkshire In an article from today’s Retford Times, IGas say that 64,000 jobs could be created. Lets just drill down a little deeper, and see if the job figures are likely to stack up. This figure is quoted from a Ernest and Young[…]

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