Our Forth Statement on INEOS legal action against Scotland In October 2017 the Scottish Government imposed an indefinite moratorium on fracking developments in Scotland. The Scottish Parliament then endorsed this decision with only the Conservatives voting against. The moratorium reflects the widespread view in Scotland that fracking is unnecessary and would be an environmental and […]
From October with Callum and The Democracy Center. Interview with Callum McLeod, Our Forth, Scotland In the last two weeks Scotland has indefinitely extended its moratorium on fracking in a major victory for the movement there. While not yet constituting an outright ban, the news provides welcome respite for communities in Scotland and shows that […]
from 29 Oct 2017 Channel 4 News https://www.channel4.com/news/yorkshire-village-takes-on-swiss-petrochemical-giant-over-fracking-injunction Yorkshire village takes on Swiss petrochemical giant over fracking injunction https://www.channel4.com/news/by/simon-israel Simon Israel Senior Home Affairs Correspondent A south Yorkshire village will take on the Swiss petrochemical giant INEOS over a wide-ranging injunction to protect its fracking operations. There’s a very encouraging interview with a retired police […]
It’s the 13th November and I’ve finally found photographs from the day the Scottish Government banned fracking. Certainly one of the best days of my life. After the Our Forth extraordinary meeting in Portobello on Tuesday evening we believe there is still work to do to rid Scotland of the filthy UGE industry once and […]
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As we in Scotland await the decision of our government over the consultation on fracking, many of us wondered if we could organise a trip, or multiple trips, to help the protectors at Preston New Road Blackpool. Friends of the Earth Scotland are organising the transport using Eventbrite. Update 10/07/2017 Friends of the Earth Scotland […]