The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has less than a year to drill two wells and frack three under the terms of the planning permission at its site near Blackpool.
Ineos Upstream has appealed over the refusal of permission to drill for shale gas at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
Proposals for an underground observatory in north Cheshire, predicted to provide the “most comprehensive geological data” in the world, have been published online and are open for comments.
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.
Conservative-controlled Scarborough Borough Council declared a climate emergency this afternoon.
Greater Manchester announced a policy this morning which would have the effect of blocking fracking across one of the UK’s major shale gas regions.
People who want to comment on plans by Angus Energy to produce oil round-the-clock at its Lidsey site in West Sussex have just over a week until a deadline set by planners.