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Frack Free York demands fracking protections to be added to Local Plan.

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 →

Gas production and water reinjection approved in North York Moors National Park

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 →

City of York council passes anti-fracking motion!

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 →

Government ignores 99% of respondents to DECC trespass consultation

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.

York Full Council Meeting review

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 →

10 days until the ISDS TTIP Consultation ends!

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).