In this update of protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Reclaim the Power’s Breaking the Chain protest at fracking supply companies Bez, of the Happy Mondays, visits Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site Cycle protest Lock-on at A E Yates This post will be updated with […]
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
In this week’s listings: The start of Reclaim The Power’s Break the Chain fortnight of direct action against supply companies to the fracking industry UK onshore oil and gas: Policy, planning and future developments conference in Birmingham Angus Energy AGM Bez visits protection camps and Cuadrilla’s fracking site near […]
A month-long public consultation began today on regulation of Cuadrilla’s plans to test its exploratory oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex.
Third Energy investigates release from Kirby Misperton gas site after residents complain about “sickening” smell
The company that wants to frack a well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has apologised to people living nearby about a smell from the site last week.
Lancashire County Council has cut the speed limit on Preston New Road outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site amid concerns about the safety of protesters and motorists.
The Communities Secretary has ruled that plans for security fencing at Europa’s oil site near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey need a detailed assessment of their impact on the environment.
Earlier this week, researcher Russell Scott questioned whether restoration bonds for shale gas sites could protect communities. In this Guest Post, Chris Hesketh responds that they are a valuable campaign tool.