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TALK FRACKING TAKES NEW FRACKING EARTHQUAKE REPORT TO Parlament

Environment The UK government is hazardously pressing forward with an elimination of the last shreds of democracy, in a backwards battle to force fracking onto unwilling communities. The Tories’ latest plans came in the form of a new and highly-flawed ministerial statement last week, with Greg...

INEOS Demolish Local Democracy

In a staggering display of arrogance, INEOS have bypassed local councils in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, heading straight to their pro-fracking government pals in order to gain permission to frack at two sites. INEOS has lodged an appeal for a public inquiry to take place, with...

Ineos’s Dire Global Environmental Safety Record

As Ineos pushes forward in its attempts to dominate the UK’s troubled shale gas industry, Food and Water Europe have published a new issue brief on the chemical giant's multitude of failures, including a catalogue of health and safety breaches, pollution incidents and chemical leaks. Recently named...

INEOS: Nonsense Presented as Fact

Peter Olive writes a guest post for Talk Fracking, on INEOS's obfuscation of its company name   The Use and Abuse of Latin in the Petrochemical Industry Petrochemical CEO Jim Ratcliffe claims that his company name, INEOS, is informed by Greek and Latin roots. No doubt he learned...

DAY ONE: INEOS v THE PEOPLE

A powerful group photo call of INEOS-gagged campaigners outside the Royal Courts of Justice opened the three-day hearing yesterday, of the challenge against a prohibitive injunction which restricts people’s right to protest against INEOS’s fracking operations. The first day of the High Court hearing saw Joe...

INEOS injunction

THE INEOS INJUNCTION SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

In September 2017, fracking company INEOS were granted an unprecedented, draconian injunction against ‘persons unknown’ from protesting at eight of their well-sites, their offices and supply chain, even though most locations have never been subject to protests. This injunction means that peaceful protesters could be...