Campaigners from across the UK gathered outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for a demonstration today in support of food growing and against fracking.
Objectors to plans to explore for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey have accused the county council of trying to “smuggle through” unworkable arrangements for traffic.
INEOS Shale sent the National Trust a pre-action legal letter yesterday warning of court action over access to land in Nottinghamshire.
The Green Party’s MEP for south east England has called for review of guidance given to police at anti-drilling protests in Sussex.
A previously unidentified oil-bearing zone has been found in Kimmeridge Limestone at Broadford Bridge, it was reported yesterday.
Police outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool got suspicious this morning when a TV reporter appeared to be putting his arm in a tube used by anti-fracking campaigners for lock-on protests.
Surrey County Council and Angus Energy are standing firm in their conflicting positions in a long-running dispute over the Brockham oil site near Dorking.