Welcome to Fossil Free East Yorkshire. Town by town, city by city, we’re ending the age of fossil fuels and building a world of community-led renewable energy for all.
Latest News – Jan 2022
West Newton A Oil Drilling
Major expansion planned: wellsite would treble in size + 4 new wells + years of drilling & testing + start producing dangerously polluting oil + 10-25 oil tankers a day thundering through rural East Yorkshire then via Hull/Beverley/N. Lincs, for decades to come
Independent Experts are working on the 2022 Application for the West Newon A Expansion
To help fund this vitally important work … [Read more here]
West Newton B Oil & Gas Wellsite
Planning Permission about to expire – Application for a 3 year time extension now live
Urgent Action 1
Tell councillors they must not allow the production of dangerously polluting fossil fuels to begin, just when we need to be phasing them out
West Newton A Oil & Gas Well Site – Major Expansion
2022 Revised Planning Application live – Public Consultation Open
Urgent Action 2
Tell councillors to stop Rathlin Energy in their tracks. Enough is enough, and the council just declared a Climate Emergency.
West Newton B Oil & Gas Well Site – Planning Permission about to expire
Application for a time extension live – Public Consultation Open
A Fast & Just Transition to 100% Renewable Energy for all
Accelerate the transition to a new, just clean energy economy by supporting community-led energy solutions.
No New Fossil Fuel Projects Anywhere
Stop and ban all oil, coal and gas projects from being built through local resolutions and community resistance.