Cuadrilla, its supporters and opponents have made statements this afternoon following the decision by two contractors to stop working at the Preston New Road fracking site.
Over 500 people rallied outside County Hall, Northallerton to show their opposition to Third Energy’s application to frack a well at Kirby Misperton.
DrillOrDrop spoke to some of them
The offer to landowners of royalties from shale oil and gas drilling – described as a “game-changer” for fracking – does nothing to address concerns about liability, the Country Land and Business Association said today.
West Sussex County Council has confirmed it will debate a motion to declare the county a Frack Free Zone at its next full council meeting.
The Environment Agency says it is examining new procedures at a Rathlin Energy gas drilling site in east Yorkshire, where local residents complained last week about a smell that was making them feel ill.
Thousands of opponents of fracking were among an estimated 0.5 million+ people who took part marches in more than 150 countries across the world demanding action on climate change.
The Environment Agency has instructed Rathlin Energy to stop the smell coming from its exploratory oil and gas well at West Newton in the Yorkshire Wolds after complaints from residents that it was making them feel sick.