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 Our business has now closed 
Thank you to all of our customers over the past few years.  It's been fun!  We hope you have enjoyed the products we've made.  Perhaps the shop will return again one day in the future.
Best wishes, Jonathan & Mike



WHAT IS FRACKING?


Shale gas/oil is a new extraction process, usually involving hydraulic fracturing (injecting fluid at massive pressures) to crack impermeable rocks. This “fracking
fluid” consists of water, sand and toxic chemicals. Millions of gallons of “fracking fluid”, consisting of water, sand and toxic chemicals, are used to frack each gas well. It's a last ditch attempt to suck the last fossil fuels from the planet and in the process cause untold environmental damage.
Ground water contamination, air pollution, toxic spills and a litany of other dangerous effects including earthquakes have been caused by the process in the US
and now fracking is coming to the UK. Cuadrilla Resources hopes to drill 800 gas wells in Lancashire and also has plans to drill for shale oil in Sussex. If the industry gains momentum it will become unstoppable, a wave of drilling will move across the country leaving behind thousands of leaking wells. The effect on humans and animals will be devastating.

WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?

A lot can be done. Fracking is already banned in France, Romania, Bulgaria, Ireland, parts of the US and Switzerland. Closer to home frontline communities in
Lancashire, South Wales and Sussex are mobilising. A strong grass roots campaign is needed to stop fracking before it becomes established. By acting together in a network of local communities we can make all the difference and scare away potential investors.

To find out more and to get involved go to http://frack-off.org/shale-gas

You could also have a look at the Frack Free Wales Facebook page: Frack Free Wales on Facebook