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Summary of questions and answers posed at the Regulators’ Roadshow

Questions and answers from the Regulators’ Drop-In session at Christ Church, Aughton on 12th October: On Wednesday 12 October 2106, an informal drop-in event hosted by the regulators and agencies involved in assessing the impacts of the oil and gas … Continue reading

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Rally at Preston New Road – 8th October 2016

HAF and local groups were well represented at the rally at Preston New Road on Saturday 8th October.  A fabulous, swift, first response to the Secretary of State’s “decisions” on Cuadrilla’s fracking plans at PNR and Roseacre.  Democracy died on 6th … Continue reading

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An Affront to Local Democracy

Last week Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government decided to ignore massive local opposition and overrule Lancashire County Council to allow the drilling company Cuadrilla to frack for shale gas at Preston New Road on the … Continue reading

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The “Fracking is Safe” Roadshow!

Venue: Christ Church, Long Lane, Aughton, Wednesday 12th October 2pm – 7.30pm.  Meet the “Regulators” of the fracking industry! “As regulators and agencies involved in assessing the impacts of the oil and gas industry our role is to ensure that … Continue reading

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Lancashire Responds to Secretary of State’s abuse of democracy!

Members of our local anti-fracking groups, Halsall Against Fracking, Ribble Estuary Against Fracking, Haskayne/Downholland Against Fracking and Frack Free Formby took part in the support rally at Preston New Road on Saturday 8th October: More photos: https://drillordrop.com/2016/10/08/picture-post-lancashire-responds-anti-fracking-rally/

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Updated MEDACT Report

Since the release of the original MEDACT report in 2015, over 350 academic papers of various sorts have been published, examining the impacts of high volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) for shale gas on air and water quality, health, climate change, social … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL BUSINESSES AGAINST FRACKING!

Calling all businesses that stand against fracking in PEDL 164, 165 and 261.  Please email haf@fastmail.com to sign up to the “Businesses Against Fracking” list prior to any planning applications being submitted by Aurora to Sefton MBC or Lancashire CC.

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The Human Dimensions of Shale Gas Development

The prospect of fracking for shale gas in Lancashire has already had a profound effect on local people, according to new research. A study by Anna Szolucha, of the University of Bergan in Norway, found that even before exploration had … Continue reading

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THIRD “EVERYTHING WE STAND TO LOSE” JOURNEY!

  Join us again for our third “All we stand to lose” journey around the seismic survey area!  Sunday, 21st August at 11 am from St. Aidan’s Hall, Shirdley Hill.  We will be going for a nostalgic journey around the survey … Continue reading

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MEETING OF “FRACK FREE FORMBY” TONIGHT 7.30PM AT THE HOP AND HORN

From Frack Free Formby’s Facebook page: FFF is holding a public meeting at the Hop & Horn on Tuesday 16 August, starting at 7.30 pm. We will be joined by representatives from: • Halsall Against Fracking • Ribble Estuary Against … Continue reading

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