Fracking

Fracking

YP Letters: Opposition shows that the North does not back fracking

From: Tim Padmore, Huddersfield.

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Will fracknig be good for Ryedale - or not?

YP Letters: Why shale gas could transform rural life for the better

From: Lorraine Allanson, Rains Farm Holidays, Allerston, Pickering.

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Fracking protesters at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: We’re grateful for support in our fight against fracking

From: Michael Farman, Willow Grove, Beverley.

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The anti-fracking camp at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Proud of fracking camp members acting for community

From: Terry Walls, Yorkshire Party member, Driffield.

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Fracking protesters outside County Hall, Northallerton.

YP Letters: No hidden agenda in battle to stop fracking

From: Sue Cuthbert, Newton on Rawcliffe.

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Fracking protesters at Kirby  Misperton.

YP Letters: Renewables are only viable future for energy, not fracking

From: Christopher Pickles, Gilling East, York.

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The fracking protest camp at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Science defeats lobbyists’ spin over fracking

From: Russell Scott, Ryedale.

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The proposed fracking plant at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Shale gas is cheaper and safer than nuclear

From: Philip Bartey, Lower Wyke Green, Bradford.

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Jim Ratcliffe (right), chairman of Ineos

Fracking giant targets Yorkshire village

INEOS, the multinational chemicals giant controlled by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, has lodged plans to drill for shale gas in South Yorkshire.

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Third Energy operations director John Dewar at the proposed fracking site in Kirby Misperton.

Matt Ridley: From Russia to North Yorkshire, hidden agenda of fracking’s opponents

I FIRST visited a shale gas well in Pennsylvania in 2011 while writing a report for a think tank, the Global Warming Policy Foundation, founded by Lord Lawson, the former chancellor.

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Fracking protesters.

YP Letters: Why do we turn back on green energy?

From: Jenny Gardner, St James’ Road, Bridlington.

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Third Energy's fracking site at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: So where does fracking’s waste water end up?

From: Michael Farman, Willow Grove, Beverley.

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A fracking rig.

YP Letters: Fracking industry’s duty to take potential spills seriously

From: Ken Cronin, Chief Executive, UK Onshore Oil & Gas, Dukes Place, London.

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Zero chance of water contamination, insists boss of Yorkshire fracking site

AN energy firm preparing to restart fracking for shale gas in North Yorkshire later this year says its door is open to anyone with genuine concerns about its operations at the “most heavily monitored piece of real estate in the UK”.

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Fracking protesters at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Time for the truth about fracking risks

From: Russell Scott, Member of Frack Free Ryedale and Frack Free North Yorkshire.

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Fracking protesters outside North Yorkshire County Council's offices.

YP Letters: Current gas wells not on scale of fracking risk

From; Josephine Downs, Highfield Terrace, Swinton, Malton.

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The anti-fracking protest camp at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Fracking is not ordinary gas extraction

From: Christopher Pickles, Gilling East, York.

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A fracking protester at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Science shows fracking would bring conflict

From: Derek Chapman, Kirkbymoorside.

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A fracking demonstration in Lancashire where contractors have been forced to stop providing services to a fracking site.

YP Letters: Blockading businesses is a disgraceful way to fight fracking

From: James Clark, Barrowcliff, Scarborough.

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The fracking protest site at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Intimidation fears over gas fracking plan

From: Lorraine Allanson, Rains Farm Holidays, Allerston, Pickering.

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