• Resources

    Leigh Day Objectors Guide to FrackingLeigh Day Solicitors Objectors Guide to Fracking

    Download the guide here

     

     

    Fracking Caves and Hydrology 8 aMendip Caves Vulnerability to Pollution Presentation

    Download the Presentation by our own experts

     

    FFCV Geomet Report CoverPotential for 300 Coal Bed Methane Wells across Mendip & Chew Valley

    Download the Frack Free Chew Valley Report

     

     

    Corp Watch front pageCorporate Watch Report – To The Ends of the Earth

    Read about the real impacts (unbiased) of all forms of Unconventional Gas Download Here.

     

     

    DFracking: What's the evidence?ownload this Greenpeace report – Fracking: What’s the evidence? (Dec 13)

    Go to the Greenpeace fracking campaign

    Friends of the Earth Fracking Campaign

    Go to the Friends of the Earth Fracking Campaign

     

     

    The Truth Behind the Dash For Gas

    Frack Free Somerset present The Truth Behind the Dash For Gas, a video documentary by Marco Jackson. Watch it here.

     

     

    Integrale-Logo

    Download Unconventional Gas Technical Briefing Notes from an applied geologist at Integrale

     

    UBSS Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 07.58.54The Dangers of Pollution to Limestone Aquifers, with Ref. to Mendip Hills

    Download the report.

     

     

    FOE Critique Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 07.53.42Friends of the Earth Critique of Fracking Regulations

    All that glitters…Is the regulation of unconventional gas and oil exploration in
    England really ‘gold standard’?

    Download the report.

    CHPNY Compendium Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 07.51.04

    Concerned Health Professionals of New York

    Report on Scientific, Medical and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking

    Download the report

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    Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

    Shale gas and fracking: examining the evidence

    Download the report

     

    UK CBM Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 07.56.16DECC Report of Coal Bed Methane Locations in UK

    Download the report.

     

     

    WWF Position on Shale Gas

    Download World Wildlife Fund Briefing Paper – Position on Shale Gas exploration in the EU

     

     

    Conservation Groups reports on Fracking

     

     

    Download above Conservation Groups reports –

    Are we fit to frack? Policy Recommendations

    Fracking for Shale Gas, Examining the evidence for potential environmental impacts

     

    Impacts seen elsewhereRead about the recorded and documented impacts of fracking, shale gas, coal bed methane and underground coal gasification exploration in other parts of the world including the USA and Australia, where the industry is well advanced.

    20 impacts of shale gasDownload the 20 Impacts of Shale Gas information card

     

     

    20 impacts of CBMDownload the 20 Impacts of Coal Bed Methane information card

     

     

    20 impacts of UCGDownload the 20 Impacts of Underground Coal Gasification information card

     

     

    Somerset CC Minerals Development Plan Download Somerset County Council Minerals Development Plan Document up to 2030 (Pre-submission)

    Key Focus – Section 9 on Energy Minerals (Oil & Gas)

     

    ED3 Som Minerals Plan Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 07.52.38Somerset County Council Minerals Plan to 2030

    Download it here.

     

     

    MDC Motion on Fracking

    Download Mendip District Council Motion on Fracking (Passed 30th September 2013)

     

    Somerset Councils Energy Minerals Topic Paper

    Download Somerset Councils Energy Minerals Topic Paper

     

    Department for Communities and Local Government

    Download Government Planning practice guidance for onshore oil and gas document

    Download Government National Planning Policy Framework document (Paragraphs 142 to 149 –  minerals planning policy).

    House of Commons Briefing PaperDownload House of Commons Briefing Paper on Shale Gas and Fracking

    The Government makes some key admissions about the risks of Shale Gas exploration and Fracking in this paper.

     

    coal seam gasInformation on the scale of the Coal Seam Gas (coal bed methane) industry in Australia

     

    WVSORO - How a gas well is drilled down into the ground, and what can go wrong.

    VSORO – How a gas well is drilled down into the ground, and what can go wrong.

    Physicians Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy - Peer Reviewed LibraryPhysicians Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy – Peer Reviewed Library

     

    Inquiry Into Coal Seam Gas

    Download NSW Inquiry Into Coal Seam Gas (Coal Bed Methane) By: Dr Mariann Lloyd-Smith and Joanna Immig, Coordinator, National Toxics Network, on behalf of the National Toxics Network Inc.

     

    Symptomatology of a gas fieldDownload Symptomatology of a Gas Field – A Survey of Health Impacts in the Tara Rural Residential Estates and Environs

     

    The Australian gas fields; personal insights into the health impacts and limitations of regulationDownload The Australian gas fields; personal insights into the health impacts and limitations of regulation – Dr Geralyn McCarron

     

    Water UK Briefing Paper on FrackingDownload Water UK Briefing Paper on Fracking

     

     

    New Internationalist - The fracking files report

    Download New Internationalist The Fracking Files Report

     

     

    For further resources please visit the resources page at Frack Free Somerset.