Matt Trevelyan – a sheep farmer in Ryedale, North Yorkshire – called upon the farming community and other land-owners to deny fracking companies access to their land, saying that KM8 was “just the tip of the iceberg” in terms of the scale of the threat of shale gas fracking in Yorkshire.
Farmers have again joined demonstrators against fracking, this time at Third Energy’s site in North Yorkshire. More details from Farmers Weekly
Allan Wensley, who leased the drilling site in Lancashire to Cuadrilla, says he has no regrets, but his actions have incensed other farmers. Farmers Weekly reports on their demonstration outside the fracking site
Read more at http://www.shropshirestar.com/farming/2015/07/16/stressed-shropshire-farmer-in-gas-drilling-contract-warning/#CmomXZmEowHrsAbL.99
Barton Moss fracking:
High concentration of cancer-linked chemicals at controversial drilling plant, judge told : http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/barton-moss-fracking-high-levels-8791016