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Is this a fracking issue?

The short and somewhat cryptic answer is yes and no. Or rather, no and yes. Rathlin Energy Limited are at pains to point out that that this exploratory borehole is to be conventionally drilled. And to be fair nobody doubts this. But it is important to look at the license granted by DETI to Rathlin Energy Limited […]

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Global Frackdown Day

Global Frackdown Day

The 19 October 2013 is Global Frackdown Day and Friends of the Earth is running a national Campaign to raise awareness of fracking and to ask people to put their names and addresses to postcards urging the government to ban fracking. Local events will be taking place across Northern Ireland. Supporters will be present at […]

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BBC News – Oil exploration on hold in Balcombe

Oil exploration will cease in a village at the centre of an anti-fracking campaign by the end of September after plans to extend work were withdrawn. Protests were staged in Balcombe over fears test drilling for oil could lead to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The permit for activity was to run out on 28 September […]

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Fracking in Agricultural Environments

This image says it all!

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