Complain about your gas or electricity bill or supplier | Ofgem-and a list of other British gas complaints links
How to complain to your gas or electricity supplier or energy distribution network operator if you want to dispute a bill or if you’re not happy with their service.  Energy complaints procedure: A video guide...------------------------------------------------------------------Here is list of web links to other customer camplaintsQuestions of Cash: The house was empty - but British Gas decided... [Read More]
Image of 16 Reasons People Are Leaving California By the Millions — Charisma News
16 Reasons People Are Leaving California By the Millions — Charisma News
It has been said that "as California goes, so goes the nation." That is why it is such a shame what is happening to that once great state. At one time, California seemed to be the epicenter of the American Dream. Featuring some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the entire world, the gorgeous weather and booming economy of the state inspired people from all over the world to move to the s... [Read More]
Image of 3 million people in US at risk of man-made earthquakes this year
3 million people in US at risk of man-made earthquakes this year
Three million Americans, primarily in the Midwestern states of Kansas and Oklahoma, are at risk from human-induced earthquakes this year, according to a new report by the US Geological Survey.The report, published on Wednesday, cites wastewater disposal from hydraulic fracturing or fracking as triggering the quakes.The number of Americans affected this year by earthquakes is less than last year, w... [Read More]
Image of 12 Disasters That Could Bring About The End Of The World As We Know It
12 Disasters That Could Bring About The End Of The World As We Know It
Our way of life is far more vulnerable than most people would ever dare to imagine. A single major catastrophe could fundamentally alter all of our lives at any moment. But since most people have not experienced such a catastrophe during their entire lifetimes, most people just assume that there will never be one. This is called “normalcy bias” and it can lull us into a very false sense of complac... [Read More]
Image of Activists occupy UK govt building over heavily-redacted fracking report
Activists occupy UK govt building over heavily-redacted fracking report
A group of campaigners from Reclaim the Power are currently occupying the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) headquarters in London, following the government’s decision to censor a report on the potential impacts of fracking. Three anti-fracking and climate justice activists superglued themselves to DEFRA’s main doors at approximately 8 am this morning, using reinforced ... [Read More]
Ready to Ban Fracking? Join the Global Frackdown. - YouTube
On October 11, communities across the globe will unite, sending one common message to their decision makers: ban fracking now. Hundreds of people have already signed up. Will you join in? What: The Global Frackdown When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 Where: Find an event in a town or city near you, or host your own! www.globalfrackdown.org Why: Fracking is an inherently dangerous process ... [Read More]
Image of Indian forest villagers rise up to halt UK firm's bid to clear land for mining
Indian forest villagers rise up to halt UK firm's bid to clear land for mining
India's new government faces a crucial test of its support for big business over plans to let a British-registered energy company cut down a tract of forest to make way for an open cast coalmine. Essar Energy – owner of the UK's Stanlow oil refinery – and its partner, the Hindalco company, were granted permission to mine in the Mahan forest of Madhya Pradesh after a lobbying campaign which reac... [Read More]
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BBC News - UK looks to boost fracking with new land access rules
The UK government has proposed new rules regarding rights to access land in a bid to speed up the introduction of fracking. It proposes that shale oil and gas companies are granted access to land below 300m from the surface. It also suggests firms pay £20,000 per well to those living above the land. The consultation comes as a new report by the British Geological Survey (BGS) estimates th... [Read More]
White House Lies to EU about US Gas Supply
[ Editor's note: William brings us a fabulous piece on the shale gas hype, not a commentary by any means but what is a virtual confession from not only industry insiders but the companies involved themselves. This obviously is not news to top US officials but they have chosen to continue the hype anyway. Why would they do that knowing that this material below is publicly available? [Read More]
Image of Quake Survival Supplies, Kits Flying Off The Shelves « CBS Los Angeles
Quake Survival Supplies, Kits Flying Off The Shelves « CBS Los Angeles
RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — Earthquake survival tools and kits are flying off the shelves since Friday’s 5.1-magnitude temblor centered in La Habra. KCAL9’s Crystal Cruz reported that some quake supplies, such as tools to shut off gas valves, were few and far between at a Home Depot in Riverside. [Read More]
Fracking wastewater triggered Oklahoma quake
(LiveScience) One of Oklahoma’s biggest man-made earthquakes, caused by fracking-linked wastewater injection, triggered an earthquake cascade that led to the damaging magnitude-5.7 Prague quake that struck on Nov. 6, 2011, a new study confirms. [Read More]
Image of 1000 Health Professionals in Open Letter to Obama Calling for Ban on Fracking
1000 Health Professionals in Open Letter to Obama Calling for Ban on Fracking
There is a PR war going on. The energy and shale gas industry has been going all out to paint their process of Fracking (hydraulic fracturing and gas extraction) as completely safe and non-threatening to fresh water supplies and the environment… [Read More]
Image of UK Cop Caught Framing Citizen Journalist On Camera Alex Jones'  - VIDEO
UK Cop Caught Framing Citizen Journalist On Camera Alex Jones' - VIDEO
A citizen journalist was assaulted and set up by a UK police officer late last week while covering a fracking protest in Barton Moss, England. [Read More]
Image of Hacks Lack Facts in Frack Attacks - Fracking Shale Gas
Hacks Lack Facts in Frack Attacks - Fracking Shale Gas
A pair of prominent environmentalists penned a column Tuesday for Politico Magazine attacking hydraulic fracturing littered with dishonest and incorrect claims. [Read More]
Image of Water pollution in four states linked to oil and gas drilling
Water pollution in four states linked to oil and gas drilling
In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them, according to a review that casts doubt on industry suggestions that such problems rarely happen. [Read More]
Follow Romania's Rise Against Fracking
Largely unreported by the mainstream media, something remarkable is happening in the small village of Pungesti in Romania. People are standing up for Life. But the protest against fracking and the US Giant Chevron is not only local. For today a day of national mobilisation has been announced. [Read More]
Wrongmove - The UKs one big fracking site
It is unlawful for fracking companies to drill under your home without your permission. Search your postcode and join the legal block today to protect your home and community from fracking. [Read More]
Half of Britain to be offered for shale gas drilling as fracking areas face 50 trucks passing each day
Fracking could take place across more than half of Britain under plans announced by the Government to “step up the search” for shale gas and oil. Ministers said they would offer energy companies the chance for rights to drill across more than 37,000 square miles, stretching from central Scotland to the south coast. [Read More]
Ministers reveal UK fracking roadmap
The UK government today stepped up its support for shale gas after a report said largescale production could create thousands of jobs and give almost £1bn to local communities. Ministers published a "regulatory roadmap" for shale gas setting out permits developers need before drilling. [Read More]
Scientist sees fracking as the way to dispose of nuclear waste
SAN FRANCISCO — Nuclear waste could one day be disposed of by injecting it into fracking boreholes in the Earth, at least if one scientist's idea takes hold. The method, presented here Monday at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, would mix nuclear waste with other heavy materials, and inject it a few miles below the Earth's surface into drilled holes. The key is that, unlike ... [Read More]
Massachusetts seeks 10-yr ban on gas fracking after series of Texas quakes
An environmental committee at Massachusetts Statehouse has approved a bill, imposing a 10-year ban on fracking for natural gas. The move comes as a wave of earthquakes in Texas has raised new concerns over the controversial drilling technique. [Read More]