Monday, 8 October 2012

Rosie is off to Brussels...

Deal With It's coordinator - Rosie Rechter - Is off to Brussels tomorrow to present a petition on the regulations around fracking to the EU Parliament's petition committee

Rosie's petition is focussed on loose regulatory framework there is for this process. In the UK the regulations are essentially the same used in the North Sea. Hint: not many people live in the North sea ...
Good luck Rosie from us all ... more on this later in the week

Fracking or hydraulic fracturing of shale and coal layers to produce methane gas. A mix of water [lots of it], sand and a cocktail of some not very nice chemical is pumped at high pressure deep underground to explode the rock and release gas.

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

The Sky is pink

Josh Fox's new short film on how fracking industry is twisting the truth to in their amount to get fracking into New York State

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Gasland Film show in Canterbury 9th July

The Co-operative as part its national campaign against shale gas and its negative impact on our environment is running a series of special showings of the Gasland - theaward-winning  film by Josh Fox showing the impact of shale gas in the US.

There will be one in Canterbury on Monday 9th July at 6:30pm at Anselm Theatre, Christ Church University, Canterbury

You will need to register at the Cooperative here

We understand there will be speakers from the Co-operative, Keith Taylor Green Party MEP and East Kent Against Fracking

Saturday, 21 April 2012

EKAF at the Canterbury Climate Fair 12 May

East Kent Against Fracking will be at the GreenPeace Canterbury Climate & Fair-Trade Market on Saturday 12th May 9:30-4pm.

Volunteers on the stall will be welcome