Welcome to the EKAF website home page. Here you will find the latest information regarding EKAF activities and the most recent newsletter. Many local news updates are also published on our Facebook pages here
Drill or Drop
National and International news is updated almost daily on Ruth Hayhurst’s excellent “Drill or Drop” website here.
Government & Frackers
Confirmation of the Government’s close links with the frackers is contained within this excellent interactive infographic:
Green energy Suppliers
It’s now very easy to switch from the traditional energy suppliers to a green energy supplier. Obviously EKAF does not have any kind of financial stake in any energy provider, but the following link might help you switch to a renewable source of energy: www.unfrack.me
How much of the UK energy is wind power producing?
Check out the green wind dial here
EKAF Committee News
Although there are currently no planning applications for drilling in E Kent and Coastal Oil & Gas relinquished their licence areas in 2015, the committee continues to meet on a quarterly basis and actively supports other anti fracking campaigns, especially in our neighbour counties of surrey & Sussex.
Latest EKAF Newsletters
Recent news 2018
Professor David Smythe: Many of you will recall the battle that David Smith was required to undertake when Glasgow University removed his Emeritus status and denied him access to the university and his own research projects as a result of his anti fracking stance. Following a successful crowd funding campaign David was able to take the matter to court and is delighted to announce the successful outcome of the court case and has issued the following update:
Concerned Yorkshire Residents Against Fracking” have produced the following useful fact sheet: Fracking myths and facts
Three quarters of the UK’s biggest shale gas deposit may be unrecoverable because there is not enough space for the wells, a new study has found. Tom Grimwood’s analysis can be read here