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Falling use of power by families

Between 2005 and 2013, electricity use by dwellings fell from 3800 kWh to 3300, a drop of 12%. The same government statistics showed that for gas, the figure dropped from 17,700 kWh to 12,400, a drop of 30%.  174 more words

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Victory for Upton campaigners

This article originally appeared in the The Standard.

In a great victory for anti-fracking campaigners, IGas have abandoned two sites in Chester despite wasting a lot of police time and money clearing the site at Upton. 300 more words


Pennsylvania Fracking Water Contamination Much Higher Than Reported

The EPA published their long-awaited draft fracking drinking water study and concluded: fracking has had no widespread impact on drinking water.

Source: Pennsylvania Fracking Water Contamination Much Higher Than Reported


Study suggests fracking could release radon from ground

A new study in the USA has linked a rise in levels of radon gas with fracking.

Radon is a colourless, odourless radioactive gas. It’s formed by the radioactive decay of small amounts of uranium that occur naturally in all rocks and soils. 911 more words


Warrington MP new vice-chair of parliamentary fracking group

The Conservative MP for Warrington South, David Mowat, has replaced Kevin Hollinrake as vice-chair of a parliamentary group on unconventional gas and oil. 851 more words


Heads Up! Warning To All LA Residents ~ Fast Increasing Toxicity from Methane Leak

What it all means is it is time for people in LA and the San Fernando Valley to get out of town.

  All the homes in the path of the gas leak are now contaminated with radiation. 

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#BigOil caused California earthquakes

For the first time, scientists have reported that the underground disposal of wastewater from oil drilling has probably triggered earthquakes in California, a problem already rattling nerves in Oklahoma and other states. 103 more words

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