In October, energy company IGas is to begin exploratory drilling at Barton Moss, down to a depth of 10,000ft, for what activists believe will be shale gas which involves the process of fracking - the `disaster waiting to happen'...
If successful they will apply for permits to start coal bed methane extraction, fracking or both!" states the Say No To Fracking On Barton Moss campaign group "We plan to stop them before they get to that stage."
The group has called a public meeting for this Thursday evening at the Friends Meeting House in Eccles where the community can hear more about the potential damage caused by fracking and find out how to become part of the campaign against it. There will be speakers from Say No To Fracking on Barton Moss, Friends of the Earth, No Dash for Gas and more…
Thursday, September 26th 7-9pm
Friends Meeting House
13 The Polygon Wellington Road
Eccles M30 0DS
For more details see the Facebook event page – click here
For general info see here http://frack-off.org.uk/faq/