Stop UK Gas Drilling (Shale Gas and Coal Bed Methane)

Philip Mitchell
Philip Mitchell 2 Comments
238 Signatures Goal: 250

We, signatories to this petition, demand that a ban is placed on all UK shale gas and coal bed methane industry activity (including testing sites).

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Background information by Philip Mitchell, Chair of the Blackpool & Fylde Green Party:

The oil and gas industry is seeking to exploit UK onshore gas reserves trapped in shale rock and coal beds requiring environmentally damaging and risky techniques, including hydraulic fracturing (fracking). In the US this there is considerable evidence thishas created polluted communities, streams, air, and aquifers.

There is a risk of explosive well blowouts, as well as traffic disruption, noise and the industrialisation of the countryside. Gas may be able to escape and create a fire risk more than a mile from the site, risking lives and property.

Even before therehas beena robust scientific consensus on this, and to demonstrate what practices may be adopted to minimise hazards, this technology has been used at a site of an important groundwater aquifer and there are over 80 further applications which have been applied for around the UK.

Aquifers are a natural source of our drinking water, and there is a risk of catastrophic harm to water resources, communities and the environment from this industry, which may roll out across Lancashire and other parts of the UK

Sponsor

Blackpool and Fylde Green Party

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  • Ian Lightryder
    Ian Lightryder United Kingdom, London
    May 24, 2016
    May 24, 2016
    We will win if everyone gets involved.
  • diana
    diana Netherlands, Amsterdam
    May 10, 2014
    May 10, 2014
    Stop this killing with gas, better stop the breedings this go's on en on this way
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    Ian Lightryder United Kingdom
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    diana Netherlands
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    Sabine HOFFMANN France
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    Marcus Spedding United Kingdom
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    Corine GILSON United Kingdom
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    caroline loft United Kingdom
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    Diane Noles United Kingdom
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    derrick thiele United Kingdom
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    Jessica Ford United Kingdom
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    Linda Knox France
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    Meyen Benedicte France
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    Leslie Goodridge United Kingdom
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