fracking

Escalating Anti-Fracking Standoff in New Brunswick

Members of the Mi'gmaw Warriors Society light fires at a road blockade designed to prevent exit of "thumpers" used in pre-fracking seismic testing30th September, An ongoing standoff continues to escalate between

Balcombe frack-off latest

Day 48 (Tues 10th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

Update (3:30pm): Protector cut off, arrested and caravan moved. Come down and support the community.

28 Days Later / Balcombe anti-fracking protests update days 40-43

One Man Stop - 2nd September - Day 40

Update (14:45am): One protector locked on to fracking truck at the gate of Cuadrilla site in Balcombe.

Update (11:45am): Two protectors arrested defending Sussex from fracking.

Balcombe anti-fracking protests update days 25-39

Day 37 (Fri 30th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

Update (10:30am): One protector arrested defending Sussex from fracking.

Update (9:30am): Police trying to force fracking truck through community blokade.

 

Day 34 (Tues 26th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

How we Reclaimed the Power! - summary report of actions and before

A short story of No Dash for Gas, Reclaim the Power and how people from across the country stood in solidarity with Balcombe to oppose Cuadrilla and the dash for gas...

Balcombe anti-fracking protests update days 21-24

People slowing trucks down, police forcing them through, some arrests and overly restrictive bail conditions on those already nicked lifted...

Balcombe update days 18 - 19 & 20

Day 18

Day 18 (Sun 11th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex
See The Great Gas Gala Website for upcoming events and how to get involved.

Aerial Blockade Halts Enbridge’s Pipeline 6B, USA

7.8.13

UPDATE:
10:40 AM

Police had intended to tie life-line off to two backhoes. After some uncertainty, both pieces of equipment drove off without attempting it.

Balcombe update days 12 & 13

Update (11am): Day 12 and blockade still going strong. Cuadrilla need to get in a constant stream of trucks to keep drilling and the community are making it as difficult for them as possible.

 

Balcombe update days 9-11

Day 11 (Sun 4th) Of Community Fracking Blockade In Balcombe Sussex

Update (12pm): Good weather and people arriving for Tea Party this afternoon. Come on down!

Update (7am): Large number of people stayed overnight after the great day yesterday.

 

Cuadrilla’s central fracking lair (AKA HQ) protest in the Midlands

1st August 2013

We’ve all heard about the revolution kicking off in Balcombe, but before today few would have known that the HQ of Britain’s premier fracking corporation Cuadrilla are located in the Midlands. Their offices in Lichfield were stormed today by a group acting in solidarity with the bockade in West Sussex.

Latest News From The Great Gas Gala – Day 8

Update (3:45pm): Two fracking trucks forced through blockade with police escort. Ambulance called for lady pushed over by police.

Update (1:00pm): Police tow away fire engine with two frackfighters still lock on inside!