Tomorrow, councillors from throughout Yorkshire will meet to discuss the introduction of a new Joint Waste and Minerals Plan (JWMP) for City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and North Yorkshire County Council. This plan present a unique opportunity…Continue Reading →
Source: drillordrop.com Plans to produce gas and reinject water in the North York Moors National Park were approved yesterday, to the dismay of campaigners. After months of deliberation and several deferrals, the national park authority approved Third Energy’s application for…Continue Reading →
Source: drillordrop.com The government has announced measures to take decisions on fracking plans out of local authority hands. It will also consider ruling where companies appeal against a refusal of planning permission. A statement this morning by the Energy Secretary,…Continue Reading →
York has become the latest local council to declare itself frack free. In the full local council meeting this evening, councillors voted on an anti-fracking motion put forward by Labour Councillor Anna Semlyen. It was passed with a vote of…Continue Reading →
Oil and Gas companies will be able to frack below homes in the UK without their owner’s permission after the UK Government decides to ignore responses to the Department of Energy and Climate Change consultation on the proposed changes.
On 25th September, York Labour Councillors voted for motions include in the agenda of the next full York council meeting. We are pleased to say that the anti-fracking motion passed and will be debated at the next meeting on Thursday…Continue Reading →
On 25th September, Labour Councillors will vote on a motion for York to resist planning applications for drilling for shale gas. If this motion wins the vote, it will pass onto the agenda for discussion at the next full York Council…Continue Reading →
Following the Frack Free York demo on the 17th of July and the following full York Council Meeting, the full video of the meeting is now online. The discussion of fracking within this meeting would not have happened without all…Continue Reading →
Today marks the culmination of months of hard work where Frack-Free York. Our petition is in and City of York Council will be debating fracking in York for the first time. To mark this event, there will a demo outside…Continue Reading →
The Online public consultation on investment protection and investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP) ends in 10 days (06/07/2014).