Tagged Anti-Fracking

Is the UK now open for Fracking?

Is the UK now open for Fracking? 5 (100%) 2 votes 200 Most Popular Articles (By Dr Scott Summers – Shale Markets Profile for Scott) On Thursday the 6th October, the United Kingdom’s new Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid MP, permitted UK energy company Cuadrilla to frack at its Preston New Road, Lancashire, UK site.[1] His approval…

What’s to Become of France’s Troubled Fracking Commission?

Rate this article Article Abstract: France has banned hydraulic fracturing and thus any developments of unconventional resources since 2011. Four years later, a key provision of the anti-fracking law voted in during Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidency has never been fully implemented…   The law required the establishment of a "national… from Natural Gas Europe – Latest…

France to Import Natural Gas “Made in the USA”

Rate this article Article Abstract: "Not in my backyard…" In France, gas companies cannot explore nor exploit unconventional resources since the anti-fracking law passed in 2011 but French households will soon use liquefied natural gas from the United States to fulfill their energy needs.  Starting from 2018, Engie (ex GDF Suez)… from Natural Gas Europe…

Youngstown Anti-Fracking “Bill of Rights” Defeated for the Fifth Time

Rate this article Article Abstract: Last night, the City of Youngstown again rejected the Pennsylvania based Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund’s (CELDF) so-called “Community Bill of Rights” for a fifth consecutive time. Youngstown voters have already been forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars to have these failed measures on the ballot five times,…