Campaigners in North Yorkshire have accused Third Energy, its security company and local police of attempting to “smear” opponents of fracking in statements about the alleged poisoning of a guard dog.
Five grandparents, aged 63-82, are taking part in an anti-fracking protest at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in central London.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, issued a warning today at the start of two weeks of anti-fracking direct action by the national group, Reclaim the Power.
Protests have closed the IGas shale gas exploration site at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire.
Fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, and her son, Joe Corre, have accused the Government of hypocrisy over its policies on plastics and fracking.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has begun returning its Becconsall site in Lancashire to farmland after the county council refused another extension of planning permission.
One well would have to be drilled and fracked every day for 15 years to produce enough gas to replace half future UK gas imports, according to new study for Friends of the Earth.