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Exclusive: Anti-Fracking Filmmaker Josh Fox Arrested In Finger Lakes Protest

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Exclusive: Anti-Fracking Filmmaker Josh Fox Arrested In Finger Lakes Protest


The creator of the award-winning film ‘Gasland’ was just arrested at a protest in rural New York. Here’s the mini-documentary he made on the eve of his arrest.

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Josh Fox, who wrote and directed the acclaimed fracking film Gasland, was arrested this afternoon while engaging in a human barricade at a natural-gas storage facility in the Finger Lakes. Continue reading

Frack Action – New Yorkers meeting anti frackers in Ireland + video

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Published on 3 Apr 2015
On April 3rd 2015 representatives of New York based antifracking group Frack Action addressed a large crowd in the Ballroom of Romance Glenfarne Co.Leitrim Ireland. Frack Action were visiting the country to relay their experiences in successfully achieving a ban on fracking in New York State and encouraging Irish communities and legislators to strive for the same.

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In this clip Frack Action campaign director Julia Walsh addresses the large crowd.

The event was attended by big numbers from the local community, and a number of cross party TDs,Senators, and County Councilliors.

Video courtesy of Love Leitrim. Twitter@loveleitrim www.loveleitrim.org

www.frackaction.com Twitter @frackaction www.goodenergiesalliance.com. Event organised by Good Energies Alliance Ireland, Love Leitrim and Northwest Network Against Fracking.

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Members of Irish Anti Fracking Campaign and Right2Water Sligo meeting with Frack Action USA (Who suuccesfully brought about a fracking ban in New York State)

Conference Sinn Fein Enniskillen – video report

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conference sinn feinPublished on 24 Feb 2015


A major conference on the impact of Fracking hosted by Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson and chaired by Fermanagh/South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew at the Lough Erne resort in County Fermanagh heard speaker after speaker call for an outright ban or moratorium on Fracking across Ireland.

The packed conference heard from leading experts across many fields including health, environment, economics and agriculture outline their concerns and fears regarding hydraulic fracturing of shale gas not just for society today but for future generations.

Conference Enniskillen – Tony Ingraffea

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Tony Ingraffea from http://www.psehealthyenergy.org/search was stunned to hear of NI Water lease and drill so close to water supply #NotForShale #Not4Shale
More on this soon! Protect our water supply! Stop the Drill North Belfast.

The Netherlands – earthquakes – infographic

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This is not about shale gas but about conventional gas: the huge gas
field in the northern Dutch province Groningen. See here a very good
infographic of the story:

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Jobstown arrests – Ruth Coppinger – dail debate, furious scenes

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Ruth Coppinger accused of describing gardai in Jobstown arrests as ‘dogs’

Niall O’Connor

Published 12/02/2015 | 12:59

THERE were furious scenes in the Dail today after Socialist TD Ruth Coppinger was accused of describing members of An Garda Siochana involved in the Jobstown arrests as “dogs”.

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A major row erupted after Ms Coppinger claimed the government “called out the dogs” in relation to the arrests of several anti-water protestors this week, including her party colleague Paul Murphy.

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Video of the Week – Are The Government Fracking Us Over? Russell Brand The Trews

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As more scientific evidence and bans stack up against fracking in both the U.S. and the U.K., the oil and gas industry continues their charade in England, where they are once again denying science by claiming that fracking is anything other than another dirty fossil fuel that contaminates local water and air and exacerbates climate change.

In our video of the week Russell Brand brilliantly exposes how ridiculous the industry’s charade of ‘safe-clean energy’ has become in England.

Check out our Video of the Week: Are The Government Fracking Us Over? Russell Brand The Trews

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