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Fracking

‘UK fracking law keeps increasing public opposition’
The UK government is determined to go ahead with fracking drilling despite a consultation showing 99 percent of Britons are against it, Helen Rimmer, Friends of the Earth campaigner, told RT.

29.09.2014 17:23

UK fracking firm accused of 'bribing' land and property owners
Activists accuse fracking firm Ineos of taking a “bribes and bulldozers” approach to shale gas exploration in the UK, as it offers affected landlords and communities a 6 percent future profit share.

29.09.2014 15:26

UK to allow fracking drilling under people's land without their consent
The UK plans to allow fracking companies to drill under people's land without their agreement, despite public opposition.

26.09.2014 14:41

Siemens taps into US fracking craze with $7.6bn acquisition
German engineering giant Siemens AG said Monday it will buy US oil services company Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion, a move that will give the German company a route into the booming American shale industry.

22.09.2014 09:39

NYC stages world's ‘biggest ever’ climate change march (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Not even a gloomy sky could dampen the spirits of climate activists Sunday, as up to 310,000 marched through New York City pushing for international action against global warming. Thousands of rallies across the world called on governments for change.

21.09.2014 20:05

Living near fracking sites deteriorates health - study
Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer skin and respiratory problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region.

12.09.2014 16:48

​Sussex says ‘No’ to South Down fracking bid
An energy company’s bid to drill for shale oil and gas in the UK’s newest national park has been rejected. The refusal has thrown into doubt the future of the fracking industry in southern England.

11.09.2014 14:07

Activists occupy UK govt building over heavily-redacted fracking report
A group of campaigners from Reclaim the Power are currently occupying the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) headquarters in London, following the government’s decision to censor a report on the potential impacts of fracking.

18.08.2014 12:29

​Fracking – another commodity bubble of our times
Here’s a Dutch phrase for you, Gouden Eeuw. No, nothing to do with the currently controversial topic of cheese, it rather means Golden Age.

15.08.2014 14:09

'Reclaim the Power': 1,000-plus expected to attend 5 day anti-fracking camp in Lancashire
Over a thousand campaigners from diverse pockets of Britain are expected to attend “Reclaim the Power,” a five-day anti-fracking camp in Lancashire, which kicked off on Thursday.

14.08.2014 09:11

Pittsburgh airport to host fracking sites starting this month
The floundering Pittsburgh International Airport is expected to soon begin earning nearly a quarter of its annual operating budget by letting a local energy company conduct fracking operations deep under the once booming air traffic hub.

12.08.2014 16:41

N. Ireland fracking: minister rejects global energy firm’s drilling proposal
Northern Ireland’s Environment Minister has rejected a global energy firm’s proposal to conduct exploratory drilling in County Fermanagh. The drilling would have led to further fracking in the area if sufficient shale gas supplies had been detected.

12.08.2014 12:46

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