Government proposals to make changes to the planning rules for shale gas and fracking are to come under scrutiny at a meeting of MPs next month.
The Scottish First Minister said anti-fracking campaigners should not be considered domestic extremists, despite reports that they’d been labelled so by Police Scotland.
The Lib Dems have backed an international treaty to reduce the production, consumption and trade in the building blocks of plastic.
The government was warned this morning to drop proposals to change the planning rules on shale gas.
Fracking Week in Parliament: DrillOrDrop review of what UK politicians say about the onshore oil and gas industry. The Prime Minister was questioned about statements on her website supporting local decision-making – at a time when the government proposes to take some shale gas schemes out of local […]
Government proposals to bypass local decision-making for shale gas developments are to be challenged on Wednesday (12 September 2018) with a women’s rally outside the House of Commons and a parliamentary debate.
A Conservative-led council which could see the first frack in North Yorkshire has overwhelming rejected government proposals to change planning policy for shale gas exploration.