Anti-fracking campaigners in Lancashire are celebrating the first success in their bid to oppose Cuadrilla’s plans to hydraulically fracture up to eight shale gas wells in the Fylde.
No exceptional circumstances to justify drilling in the National Park, committee says. Companies being prevented from drilling in the SE, says Celtique Energie Opponents of drilling in the South Downs National Park celebrated this morning after the rejection of Celtique Energie’s application for an exploratory oil well near […]
The planning committee of the South Downs National Park Authority has refused an application by Celtique Energie to drill an exploratory oil well near Fernhurst in West Sussex.
Sussex Police has agreed to withdraw five cautions accepted by people arrested at last year’s anti-fracking protests at Balcombe.
Police liaison officer denies his team collected intelligence on campaigners In the final interview of our series Balcombe One Year On, Sergeant Mark Redbourn, a Police Liaison Officer with Sussex Police, looks back on the highs and lows of the anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s oil exploration site. During […]
Events coming up in September on fracking and onshore oil and gas drilling Wednesday 10th SeptemberElizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Dr Paul Leinster, Chief Executive, Environment Agency, give evidence to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select […]
Environmental groups and anti-fracking campaigners have welcomed yesterday’s report by South Downs National Park planners which recommended rejection of a planning application by Celtique Energie to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst.