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Broad Coalition Backs National Trust in Fracking Fight With Ineos

A diverse coalition of groups and academics from the UK and the US released a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May supporting the National Trust’s efforts to prevent the petrochemical company Ineos from making the first steps towards fracking in one of England’s most treasured environmental areas

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Keep Calm and Ban Fracking: Shale Gas in the UK

By Geert Decock OK, I admit: I had never before heard about the South Downs National Park in England. However, last week, I learned that the planning committee of the park had voted unanimously to turn down an application by shale gas explorer, Celtique Energie, to start drilling and maybe fracking at Fernhurst, a two […]

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Spate of New Research on Fracking Shows We (still) Know Very Little About its Impacts

Recent research results on the impacts of fracking show that the large-scale exploitation of shale gas and other unconventional fossil fuels has been allowed to move ahead without properly monitoring its impacts.

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Food & Water Europe Congratulates MEPS on Endorsing Mandatory Environmental Impact Assessment for Shale Gas Drilling

Today, members of the European Parliament endorsed proposals to impose a mandatory Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for all shale gas and other unconventional drilling activities in the European Union.

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Food & Water Europe Congratulates MEPS on Endorsing Mandatory Environmental Impact Assessment for Shale Gas Drilling

Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee overwhelmingly endorsed a proposal to impose a mandatory Environmental Impact Assessment for all shale gas drilling activities in the European Union.

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Gov. Cuomo, There’s No Safe Fracking

Food & Water Watch’s new advocacy ad calling on concerned citizens to ask NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban fracking in the state. Call 1-866-584-6799 to tell Governor Cuomo: There’s no safe fracking. Go to www.foodandwatereurope.org/ for more information. Category: EducationUploaded by: GoodFoodnH2OHosted: youtube

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Ban Fracking Rally at Sen. Golden’s Office

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLbb_0oDJjk "… Yet the representative from this district is taking a stand with financial interests above the people in his district. He is representing the interests of people who have money and stand to make a lot of money off this practice, even when they know that there’s a very powerful and strong chance that […]

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Don’t Frack Colorado’s Future

Meet Rod Brueske. Like thousands of Coloradans, his family and property is being threatened by fracking. Watch the video, and then join Food & Water Watch’s campaign to ban fracking now in Colorado: www.foodandwatereurope.org Category: Nonprofits & ActivismUploaded by: GoodFoodnH2OHosted: youtube

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Don’t Frack NY Rally Outside of Governor Cuomo’s Event on August 3rd

August 3rd Fracking Rally Outside of Obama Fundraiser that New York Governor Cuomo headlined Category: Nonprofits & ActivismUploaded by: GoodFoodnH2OHosted: youtube

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DOE Public Testimony Wenonah Hauter.m4v

Food & Water Watch (http://www.foodandwatereurope.org) Executive Director Wenonah Hauter challenges the July 13 meeting of the Natural Gas Subcommittee of the Secretary of Energy, Advisory Board Safety on Shale Gas Development on a number of fronts. Category: Nonprofits & ActivismUploaded by: GoodFoodnH2OHosted: youtube