Campaign groups Ellesmere Port Frack Free and Frack Free Upton have joined forces to defend the decision to refuse planning permission for testing a gas well at Ellesmere Port.
Cyclists take to the road tomorrow (Saturday 22 September 2018) for a ride that tours five current and proposed shale gas sites in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.
Police officers outnumbered shale gas opponents at times during the delivery of the first rig to the IGas exploration site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
Government proposals to make changes to the planning rules for shale gas and fracking are to come under scrutiny at a meeting of MPs next month.
The Scottish First Minister said anti-fracking campaigners should not be considered domestic extremists, despite reports that they’d been labelled so by Police Scotland.
Opponents of fracking in North Yorkshire held a candlelit vigil to mark 12 months since the first equipment deliveries began to arrive at Third Energy’s site in Kirby Misperton.
The shale gas company Cuadrilla, announced this morning it had received permission to frack its second horizontal well in Lancashire.