In the 30-minute Westminster Hall debate, Lee raised residents’ concerns about the issue to the Government Minister for Energy and Industry and highlighted what he called the 'huge impact' which would result if it went ahead. Lee referred to the recent planning application for exploratory drilling on land off Bramleymoor Lane, near Marsh Lane, which has the potential to result in fracking in the future. The full speech can be viewed by clicking here.
Early one chilly October morning we are bussed to Greene County, Pennsylvania. At a pad about 10 miles outside Waynesburg, the first stage in the fracking process - drilling - is taking place. The huge rigs take around three months to build - and are generally on site for another three, working day and night. For the tour around the rig we are given ear plugs, but the noise is still overpowering up close.
A long-awaited inquiry into plans to create an opencast mine on a Derbyshire farm will begin later this month. The application - by Provectus Remediation Ltd - involves a proposal to mine on land at Hilltop Farm in Clay Cross. The company says it wants to remove 175,000 tonnes of coal over three to four years, digging a hole up to 100ft deep.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".