Protestors shut down Aggregate Industries and Tarmac quarries


Aggregate Industries and Tarmac were the targets of protests at quarries in Lancashire yesterday, which shut down the sites for the day. Co-ordinated by Reclaim the Power as part of a two-week campaign, the protest on Monday (27 March) blocked the entrance to Tarmac’s Leapers Wood Quarry and Aggregate Industries’ Back Lane Quarry in Lancashire. The sites were selected because they are believed to be supplying a local fracking site on Preston New Road, operated by Cuadrilla. A spokesman for […]