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News Archive - page 2 - 2012-2013

EDF-off: campaign to break the Big 6 energy company monopoly (Jan 2012)

On 21 January, people dressed as energy company representatives stopped shoppers at the Victoria Centre clock tower entrance to thank them for paying generously through their gas and electric bills to help the companies achieve record profits. A closer look at the company logos showed they said 'EDF-off', 'E not on', and 'Brutish Gas'.

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County wants views on fracking for shale gas (Jan 2012)

Nottinghamshire's Minerals Plan is being revised. Amongst other things, views are being sought on 'key constraints' which should be applied to drilling for methane from coal seams ('coal bed methane'). And are there any reasons not to be positive about shale gas fracking?

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