More than 600 people have signed an open letter to senior police officers calling for an end to the categorisation of political campaigning as “domestic extremism”.
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A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.
Officials have supported plans by UK Oil & Gas for a new drilling site near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey despite opposition from local people and councils. A report published this evening has recommended the application be approved by the county council’s planning committee next week. It […]
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
North Lincolnshire Council has paid costs of £403,000 after losing an appeal on plans for oil production at Wressle, the site operator has confirmed.
The High Court has reduced the scope of the injunction granted to UK Oil & Gas plc against protests at its exploration sites in Sussex and Surrey.
The exploration and production company, Union Jack Oil, is planning to withdraw from three licences in 2020 because of falls in their value.
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.
A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
The government must not lock-in higher greenhouse gas emissions in the Covid-19 recovery package, its adviser on climate change said today.