Barton Moss – Reports From the Fracking Front Line

Salford Barton IGas Protest 4th Dec 2013  (12)

 

At Barton Moss (near the M6 in Salford) a stalwart group of approximately 30 activists have been opposing attempts by energy company IGas to carry out exploratory drilling for coal bed methane and shale gas.   

No environmental impact assessment (EIA) has taken place at the site and protesters contend that the current permission does not allow for shale gas exploration.

Veteran Green Party Campaigner Anne Power has been representing the Green Party at the protest and has been sending back reports from the front line…. Continue reading