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Samuel Ribansky: Why Brexit also means fracking if Britain is to secure energy independence

WHAT do Brexit, gas, Yorkshire, and Lancashire have in common? Fracking. Having come across Friends of the Earth Europe’s website, I was informed that the ‘frack-war’ was alive and well. Companies are pushing for permits and people are concerned about the health, safety, and environmental aspects of shale gas extraction.

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Third Energy's fracking site at Kirby Misperton before extraction of shale gas was put on hold.

YP Letters: Only a matter of time before fracking back with vengeance

From: Coun Paul Andrews (Ind), Ryedale District Council, Malton Town Council, Habton Parish Council.

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The fracking camp at Kirby Misperton earlier this year.

YP Letters: Kirby Misperton fracking protesters were protecting environment

From: Wendy Cross, Beverley.

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The proposed fracking site at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Fracking – and a tale of two planning applications

From: Simon Bowens, Yorkshire & Humber/North East Campaigner, Friends of the Earth, Leeds.

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Anti-fracking campaingers at the Kirby Misperton protest camp.

YP Letters: Fracking protesters need to look to their own behaviour

From: Lorraine Allanson, Allerston, Pickering.

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An aerial view of the Kirby Misperton fracking site.

YP Letters: Fracking now defying local democracy

From: Russell Scott, Cropton, Ryedale.

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Is there still an economic case for fracking?

YP Letters: Fossil fuels vital for transition to green future

From: Sam Grant, York.

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An aerial view of the proposed fracking site at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Be wary of health risks linked with fracking

From: Christine Daker, Abelton Grove, Haxby, York.

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Should fracking be part of Britain's energy policy?

YP Letters: Fracking – the climate change clock is ticking

From: Kate Smith, Potter Hill, Pickering.

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The fracking site at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Even the greenest can’t avoid using fossil fuel

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

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A fracking rig in the north west

Report warns countryside could be ‘littered’ with fracking wells

The countryside would have to be “littered” with fracking wells before the technology could significantly reduce Britain’s reliance on gas imports, a new report warns today.

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A fracking protest at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Rule puts brakes on the spread of fracking

From: Simon Bowens, Friends of the Earth Yorkshire and Humber campaigner.

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The Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, which began being dismantled in February

Residents against fracking protestors ‘deserve to be heard’

RYEDALE residents who say their voices have been drowned out by “extremist protestors” opposed to fracking at Kirby Misperton have delivered a 650-signature petition calling for an end to protest camps in the area.

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Fracking protesters at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Fracking debate needs to transcend engineering aspects

From: Alice Courvoisier, Woodbottom, Mirfield.

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Should there be more transparency over fracking?

YP Letters: Public must see report on fracking

From: Christine Daker, Albeton Grove, Haxby, York.

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Further equipment to be withdrawn from Kirby Misperton proposed fracking site in North Yorkshire

Further equipment to be withdrawn from Kirby Misperton proposed fracking site in North Yorkshire

Further equipment is being withdrawn from a proposed fracking site in North Yorkshire.
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There has been widespread opposition to the prospect of fracking starting in Yorkshire.

YP Letters: Fracking report was suppressed

From: Glyn Wild, Swinton, Malton.

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There has been widespread opposition to the prospect of fracking starting in Yorkshire.

Exclusive: Secret Government report questions future of fracking

The Government has refused to publish a confidential Cabinet Office report about fracking on the grounds that doing so “could call into question the industry’s viability”, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
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Protesters stage a 'slow walk' at Kirby Misperton fracking site

Protesters stage a 'slow walk' at Kirby Misperton fracking site

A 'slow walk' protest took place at Kirby Misperton this afternoon as protesters walked in front of trucks leaving the hydraulic fracturing site.
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Kirby Misperton anti-fracking protesters sentenced over highway protest

Two anti-fracking protesters have been found guilty of obstructing the highway at Kirby Misperton, after they climbed up a tower in the road.

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