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22/4/2014
The government is about to include plans in an infrastructure bill to allow energy companies to drill on private land without permission, despite protests of residents and green groups. The bill will be part of the Queen’s speech in June ...   
21/4/2014
A human oil spill spread across Dwinelle Plaza on Monday -- a silent demonstration against fracking that is the first in a series of events to kick-start Earth Week 2014. The day after the four-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, about ...   
20/4/2014
Mark Kitchell’s 1990 Oscar nominated documentary, Berkeley in the Sixties, covered the campus activism that disrupted the House Un-American Activities Committee’s hearings, launched the Free Speech Movement, fought the police at People’s Park and ...   
6/4/2014
Thousands took to the streets of Romania on Sunday to protest against plans by US energy giant Chevron to drill for shale gas."Chevron US, you can't just drop in uninvited and leave death in your wake", read some banners in Bucharest ...   
27/3/2014
Residents of the village that was the centre of anti-fracking protests have formed their own renewable energy company. Called REPOWERBalcombe, the new co-operative plans to install around £300,000 worth of solar panels on the rooftops of ...   
24/3/2014
A Pennsylvania judge could rule as early as this week on whether to modify his five-month-old injunction banning an anti-fracking activist from approaching lands leased by a Texas-based natural gas producer that effectively prohibits her from ...   
20/3/2014
The Government and fracking companies have launched a joint charm offensive in a bid to win “a social licence” to operate from a general public that is widely opposed to shale gas development. Duarte Figueira, who is heading up the ...   
15/3/2014
Protesters surrounded the California State Capitol Saturday, calling for Governor Jerry Brown to ban the oil and gas production process known as called “fracking.” Protest songs went on the attack. “Hit the road frack, and don’t ...   
15/3/2014
Thousands of people marched around the State Capitol today in the largest anti-fracking protest in California.“We’re out here to deliver a message loud and clear to Governor Brown and the legislature, that fracking is a dirty and ...   
26/2/2014
Getting arrested for taking part in direct action at Balcombe was the most liberating experience I've ever had. Nothing I've ever done in my life has made me feel so empowered and alive. Anyone can Google the "List of the Harmed" or look ...   
21/2/2014
Yesterday, as a key state permit hearing began in downtown Baltimore, MD, activists from every corner of the state and from across the Mid-Atlantic marched to the doorstep of the Public Service Commission to send one clear message to state ...   
17/2/2014
'Either denial or dither on climate change will damage the country," says Ed Miliband, perhaps going a bit too heavy on the alliteration. The science, he reminds us, is clear, and he wants to somehow rebuild a national consensus. Time, then, for ...   
16/2/2014
After anti-fracking protestors scored an important legal victory at Barton Moss, Manchester Police responded with outright violence and intimidation. The message was clear: 'Never mind the Courts and Judges. We are are the law.' This is ...   
2/2/2014
Republican candidates for a post on Texas’ oil and gas regulation board are reluctant to pin earthquakes rocking parts of North Texas on industry practices related to “fracking.” Residents who have felt dozens of quakes where they used ...   
21/1/2014
A protester at an anti-fracking demonstration in Greater Manchester claims he was left "battered and bruised" after being assaulted by police officers. Sean O'Donnell, who is known as Kris, shot a video of himself being apparently shoved ...   
20/1/2014
The battle against global warming is being put at risk by far-left extremists in the green movement who are resisting a moderate consensus on issues such as fracking, the government's independent adviser on climate change has ...   
13/1/2014
Government moves to persuade councils to support fracking have been condemned as giving them "contradictory roles" and undermining trust in local government decisions, according to anti-fracking campaigners and an MP whose constituency has a site ...   
9/1/2014
In the past week, three women super-glued themselves to objects at fracking test site Barton Moss to protest the announcement. One of them even dressed up like Where’s Waldo (although, fun fact, they call him Wally over there): Last ...   
2/1/2014
Mary Christina Wood has an unsparing view of the state of environmental protection in the United States today: On a host of fronts -- from climate change, to mountaintop removal mining, to the nationwide fracking boom -- the federal and state ...   
26/12/2013
As the wind felled trees, flooded homes and cancelled ferries this week, much of the nation needed little excuse to stay indoors. But for a group of hardy anti-fracking protesters camped by the M62 on Barton Moss in Salford, near Manchester, ...   
23/12/2013
Had Gov. Pat Quinn been home to look out his front window Monday afternoon, he might have witnessed a strange sight: four elves dressed in green smocks and some in red leggings erecting a mock oil drill on the lawn of his Northwest Side ...   
21/12/2013
Gathered under the banner of Frack Free Greater Manchester, militant activists last week pledged to do everything they could to disrupt the search for new sources of energy.Portraying themselves as representing local opinion, they have ...   
18/12/2013
Anti-fracking protesters trying to stop an oil drilling operations in Salford have parked a bus across the site. The campaigning group Platform said that there were five people locked to the bus, which is reportedly blocking the entrance ...   
17/12/2013
The pumping of water, sand and chemicals underground at pressure to crack rocks and release gas dominated headlines in 2013. Fracking for shale gas, even if the process has not actually been producing much energy beyond its homeland in the US, ...   
13/12/2013
On Friday, two activists with Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance and Cross Timbers Earth First! locked themselves inside a revolving door at the Devon Tower in Oklahoma City, OK in protest of Devon’s involvement in tar sands extraction and plans ...   

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