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Tour de Yorkshire marred by environmental controversy

May 2, 2019

The start of the Tour de Yorkshire has been marred by controversy surrounding Team Sky’s decision to change their name to Team Ineos. Ineos is a multinational chemical company which has been criticised heavily by environmentalists for their single-use plastic...

Sheffield FrAcktion group to organise a frack-free festival

Mar 28, 2019

Almost all of South Yorkshire is under license to be fracked — in Sheffield alone, there have been five different sites where the land has been earmarked for fracking.  Despite mounting evidence that fracking is unsafe and unclean, the Government has insisted...

Councillor hits out over fracking test drill

May 15, 2017

A local councillor has spoken out against a planning application to test drill for shale gas in Derbyshire. The first-ever exploration in the county has been earmarked close to the village of Eckington, and permission was granted by Derbyshire County Council on May...

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