Ten Simple Steps to Make Your Voice Heard
1) Sign our petitions – add your voice to a fast growing number of people who object to Unconventional Gas exploration in any form. To go to our petitions page CLICK HERE.
2) Make contact with a local group – CLICK HERE to go to our Local Groups page to find your nearest one and get involved. Otherwise start your own in your city, town or village.
3) Write to you nearest Minerals Planning Authority to express your concerns – this is part of your County Council or Unitary Authority.
4) Write to your local MP – to express your concerns, they are your voice in Parliament, so make your views known to them.
5) Write letters to newspaper editors & utilise the local media – Write a letter or article to the editor of a local or national newspaper.
6) Organise a film showing or public meeting – Screen a feature length documentary such as Gasland, Fracking Hell, or The Truth behind the Dash for Gas in your village or town.
7) Write to the Chancellor George Osborne MP – George Osborne is a keen supporter of Unconventional Gas exploration; write to him expressing your concerns. His address is:
Address: Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury, 1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ.
8) Write to the Department of Energy & Climate Change – This government department is responsible for our energy supply, express your concerns to the following:
Ed Davey MP- Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Gregory Barker MP – Minister of State for Climate Change
Michael Fallon MP – Minister of State for Energy
Address for all of the above:
Department of Energy & Climate Change, 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2AW.
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
9) Donate or fundraise for your local group – they are always in need of financial support to print leaflets and materials needed for awareness-raising work in your local area. Also spread the word – tell your friends, family & contacts about Unconventional Gas and the risk it poses locally. Direct your friends to our website to learn more.
10) Object to a Planning Application – It is our job to object to the planning applications from the fracking industry as they are submitted to local County Councils and Minerals Planning Departments. Search your local Council or Unitary Authority website for any live applications and ensure your objections are registered.