This Is What Happens When Our Politicians Say Yes to Dirty Energy

Between Tues 23rd and Fri 26th June Lancashire County Council is scheduled to be considering applications for 2 new fracking test sites on the Fylde Peninsular near Blackpool. We have been here before with the last attempt in January ending in farce, after the company requested a deferral at the last minute. This time though it seems likely that a decision will be made and communities across Lancashire and the rest of Britain have been mobilising to oppose these plans. The stakes are high with Lancashire currently the area where fracking is being pushed forward most aggressively. Whatever decision the council makes it is likely to be the beginning of a long battle which has implications for the whole country. In Lanacshire the main fracking threat, at present, comes from Cuadrilla... read more
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