The Environment Agency spelt out today what it sees as the risks to water from a shale gas industry.
The monthly cost of policing outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire was the lowest so far recorded in January 2018
Most people were not consulted by oil and gas companies about developments in the neighbourhood and the vast majority were unhappy with the industry’s approach to public engagement, according to new research.
The Environment Agency has said it is considering granting a permit for oil exploration at the Bury Hill Wood site, near Leith Hill in Surrey. But before reaching a final decision, the organisation says it wants to consult the public.
The UK could see up to one spill for every four large shale gas pads, according to researchers.
UK Oil and Gas, the company behind oil exploration at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, has rejected comments made about its operations by Angus Energy.
The government is planning to change some of the questions in its public opinion survey on why people support or oppose fracking.