Fracking Research

Andrew Taylor made this Freedom of Information request to University of Sheffield

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Dear University of Sheffield,

I would like to formally request the following information regarding Hydraulic fracturing (also hydrofracturing, hydrofracking, fracking, or fraccing); a well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a hydraulically pressurized liquid:

1) The total value of successful research grants received by the university in the area
of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, broken down by each year?

2) The value of each individual research grant received in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

3) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Taylor

Anne E Cutler, University of Sheffield

Dear Mr Taylor

I write in response to your recent Freedom of Information request to
Sheffield University.  University does not hold any information relating
to research undertaken into Hydraulic Fracking.

I am required under the Act to inform you that if you have cause for
genuine complaint regarding our reply to your request for information, you
should write to the University FOI Unit, 10-12 Brunswick Street, Sheffield
S10 2FN or email [1][University of Sheffield request email] explaining why you are not
satisfied with the result.

 

If you still remain unsatisfied with the University's decision, you will
be entitled to complain to the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Anne Cutler

Corporate Information and Computing Services

University of Sheffield

10-12 Brunswick Street

Sheffield

S10 2FN

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Dear University of Sheffield,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of University of Sheffield's handling of my FOI request 'Fracking Research'.

Please can you confirm that University does not hold any information relating
to research undertaken into Hydraulic Fracking, because it has not received any research grants relating to this request.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/f...

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Taylor