Government proposals to criminalise unauthorised camps would undermine freedom to protest against fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry, campaigners have argued.
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The Environment Agency has published an application to revise the rules for a well test at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
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The Environment Agency has objected to plans to drill for oil in Dorset because there was no assessment of the risk to water.
Scottish government officials are suggesting that an inquiry into drilling for coal bed methane that closed six years ago should re-open.
More than 600 academics, politicians and campaigners signed a letter calling on the government to replace the current moratorium on fracking with an outright ban.