Tagged: NWETF

You could almost feel sorry for them

You could almost feel sorry for them

Today whoever runs the industry mouthpiece at BackingFracking, became overwrought – maybe he had been watching the webcast of the closing submissions by PNR and FoE which comprehensively demolished Cuadrilla’s grounds for appeal, or maybe he’s listened to Babs Murphy and her unconvincing submissions for too long – I know...

Spot the odd one out!

Spot the odd one out!

So now we’ve seen the list of speakers at the Inquiry this week. On Tuesday evening we have 7 people who are going to speak in favour of fracking and 30 speaking against. On Thursday we will see 3 speaking in favour and 69 speaking against it. The list for...

NWETF and Westbourne Communications

NWETF and Westbourne Communications

Over the last two days we have been looking at the links between the so-called North West Energy Task Force and Westbourne Communications.  We started to look at this when one of the NWETF panellists, Lee Petts, told us that “panelists aren’t involved in the day-to-day mechanics” of running the...

So who IS the North West Energy Task Force

So who IS the North West Energy Task Force

The North West Energy Task Force has been in the news over the last two days as allegations surfaced around suggestions that the list of supporters of fracking sent as signatories to a letter to LCC in January actually contained people who may not have consented to be on the...

NWETF delete page showing questionable support

NWETF delete page showing questionable support

STOP PRESS: And it’s back – but minus three “supporters” who are presumably not supporters and with one added. The current version is therefore rather misleading as it now suggests that the list provided to LCC did not have these three names on it when rather clearly it did and...

Time the “Task Force” was taken to task?

Time the “Task Force” was taken to task?

Tonight we were astounded to read this Press Release from Frack Free Lancashire in which it is alleged that the North West Energy Task Force has added a significant percentage of its “supporters” to a letter to Lancashire County Council without them even being aware of it, and in a...