Upton Camp activists and attendant community members are celebrating victory after IGas withdraws from Chester. It’s a major battle won, but the war goes on to stop the frackers from getting their drill bits in the ground in many other areas, where the local communities are not sufficiently alerted to the threat.
Evicted by 400 Policemen with bailiffs, the campaigners just set up another camp down the lane. IGas had had enough, and have now quit.
‘Fracking’ has become the ultimate dirty word, and is playing a big part in winning the information war for anti-fracking campaigners i.e. the human race wishing to survive into the future. It’s great when the corporations’ own devices backfire on them. The internet being one such. If people will wake up, the power of the net to tangle up the government in its own crimes, of which fracking is merely one, is unstoppable.
Campaigners clean off the mud and celebrate at The Wheatsheaf after IGas pulls out
Others run a lower budget celebration….!
The anti-fracking campaign brings all parts of the community together.
My favourite sign by our good friend, Lancashire farmer John Tootill, because every time anyone Googles the word ‘fracking’, they get many more of our posts than the lying industry ones. (from a post in Facebook).