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To: Welsh Government

A moratorium is not a ban. Ban fracking in Wales.

A moratorium is not a ban. Ban fracking in Wales.

We call on Welsh Government to extend its declared moratorium on fracking, coal bed methane and underground coal gasification development to a full and permanent ban, as soon as it has the devolved powers to do so.

Why is this important?

The scientific evidence of the risks and harms of unconventional gas development mounts every year and we believe that fracked gas has no place in Wales's low carbon future.

The 2015 Paris climate agreement, the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act of 2015 and the Environment (Wales) Act of 2016 all make it clear that a swift transition to renewable energy is needed. This is the direction that Wales should firmly take.


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Reasons for signing

  • David Cameron reduced the level of reporting that fracking companies have to do so making fracking more dangerous to our aquifers, not less.
  • Future generations should have the chance to live in peace with nature.
  • A aquifer runs under the surface near Merthyr Mawr, until the potential implication on ground water is know this is madness.


2016-03-31 15:20:37 +0100

100 signatures reached

2016-03-30 13:10:51 +0100

50 signatures reached

2016-03-30 10:05:18 +0100

25 signatures reached

2016-03-30 09:02:28 +0100

10 signatures reached