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More than 2000 signatures on fracking petition

Monday February 22 2016


Petition presented to council Petition presented to council


A PETITION opposing fracking in Barnsley has attracted more than 2000 signatures.

The petition to Councillor Stephen Houghton, leader of Barnsley MBC, was started following the announcement of exploratory licences for unconventional shale gas in Barnsley.

A campaign spokesperson said: “Many people didn't know these licences cover most of Barnsley and surrounding areas, so we are doing all we can to raise awareness. The petition continues to grow as more people discover the negative impacts fracking could have on their lives, well-being and future.”


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Reply Posted by Brigid O'Brien on Tuesday February 23 2016 at 10:30
I wish to sign petition, as I strongly disagree with franking in Barnsley

Reply Posted by NoFracking on Tuesday February 23 2016 at 11:43
Hi Brigid,
I can't post links here but if you go to nofrackingbarnsley.org there's a link to the petition there :o)