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Fracking common sense

Bill Butterworth on fracking Lancashire

7 July 15

  • Solution to “Unacceptable noise levels”
  • Getting trucks off the road
  • Imaginary “Adverse urbanising effect”
  • The way forward…
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Bill Butterworth

How far are we willing to go for future energy? Vancouver documentary reveals answer.

To the Ends of the Earth follows a group of concerned citizens and experts as they bear witness to humanity’s descent further down the “resource pyramid.” 83 more words

Clean Energy Economics

My First Post (Fracking)

Hello my name is Paul and as you have probably gathered this is the first post on my new blog “my human view” I hope to give my opinion and look at many subjects but today i focus on the environment, in particular Fracking or to give it  its proper name “Hydraulic fracturing” a process that entails highly pressurized water and sand being pumped into the ground so as to fracture the rocks deep below and allow gas, petroleum etc, to be extracted.Hydraulic fracturing has become very controversial in the United Kingdom, though some would like it to be allowed on a large scale here as it has been in the United States as yet it has not been any where near on such a scale. 512 more words

Alternative Energy

Days on Long Island, Sweden

I’m pissed off! With my self and the whole world! Got notice of three registered letters the other day. Picked them up this morning and found out that these contained   479 more words


Shale, the LCC and reality

  • Democracy at work in Lancashire
  • Shale development is good for the environment
  • British technology can do this safely

By Bill Butterworth

1 July 15

We all should and must respect the rule of our elected governing bodies – even if and when they are wrong.  542 more words

Bill Butterworth

Lancashire Say No To Fracking

By Paul Homewood  





In a surprise decision, Lancashire County Council’s Development Control Committee have rejected the advice of their own planning officers and thrown out Cuadrillo’s application to frack at the Little Plumpton site. 377 more words

Climate Change

Cuadrilla fracking decision: what the opponents said about Roseacre Wood plans

More than 15,600 people objected to Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Roseacre Wood and signatories to petitions against the plans totalled more than 91,000.

Nearly 30 people gave evidence against the scheme at the planning meeting. 1,627 more words