Saturday, 16 August 2014

Human health hazards of certain substances used in fracking

 Human health hazards of certain substances used in fracking

Judging by the results of a new study, many of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, a technology popularly known as fracking can harm not only the reproductive hormones in the human body but also the glucocorticoid and thyroid hormones, which are essential to maintain good health. Other recent research indicates that the chemical composition of wastewater generated by fracking could cause the release of tiny particles in lands that often strongly various heavy metals and pollutants are linked. Such a release would exacerbate environmental risks for accidental discharges.

Friday, 1 August 2014

Upton Parish Council Meeting, Monday 28th July 2014

Hi everyone,

Many thanks to all those who came to protest peacefully outside and attend the Upton Parish Council meeting earlier this week.

Just in case you haven't seen the local press yet, attached is a photo of the protest and below are more details of the discussion at the meeting: