Update 29/8/2018: See section headed Swapping fracking at the bottom of this post. A report published today on social cohesion in Greater Manchester has been rewritten this evening after it emerged that a case study falsely accused anti-fracking activists of “grooming” a 14-year-old boy.
By Russell Scott and Melissa Jones of Spinwatch. Fracking firm Third Energy met North Yorkshire Police in February 2018 and discussed plans for a second shale gas well at its controversial KMA site in Kirby Misperton, new documents reveal.
Shale gas companies must show they have considered how drilling could affect old mining features in coalfield areas, according to revised advice on exploration plans.
The Oil & Gas Authority has given details of where wells must be drilled by a group of companies that hold appraisal licences in England and Wales.
In this week’s listings Decision meeting on Egdon planning application for Wressle oil site; UKOG meeting to vote on company status changes; Deadline for comments on Broadford Bridge extension applications; Green Party leadership candidate, Sian Berry, speaks at Preston New Road; International Owl Awareness Week event; Plus meetings, […]
Investment by Egdon Resources in its oil site near Scunthorpe should be considered when deciding whether to extend planning permission, council planners will argue next week.
Eilidh Robb, communications coordinator of the UK Youth Climate Coalition, describes in this guest post how she discovered that defence of democracy is at the heart of the anti-fracking campaign.
An oil well drilled in Surrey by Angus Energy more than 18 months ago against council advice should be granted retrospective planning permission, according to a report published this afternoon.
By Chloe Farand, DeSmog UK. The UK government is recruiting a shale gas commissioner to “facilitate communication” with residents and promote what is sees as the benefits of a new fossil fuel industry. The position was announced days before the government gave the go-ahead for fracking to start in Lancashire.
The government has made changes to national planning policy on onshore oil and gas even though most of the people who took part in a consultation disagreed with them.