Farmers and Landowners

As you will see from our What Is Fracking? page, fracking is an intensive, large scale industrial process.

fracking fieldWe believe that the introduction of this process to rural, agricultural areas like Ryedale will have a number of negative impacts on estate owners and farmers.

These impacts have potentially serious implications for all estate owners, managers and farmers regardless of whether fracking has been conducted on your land or not.



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The advent of modern fracking techniques are still comparatively recent. However, there is now clear evidence of these impacts from the scientific community and regulatory bodies in countries who have been early adopters of the technology, including the USA and Australia.


Please click on the links to find out more:fracking site

– Land and Water Contamination

– Livestock Health

– Disruption from Fracking Operations

– Landowners and farmers personal experiences.

– Who Pays if it goes Wrong?


Or get in contact with these groups:

Ryedale Farmers Against Fracking

Concerned Farmers of Yorkshire