The decision on the transport plan for Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton looks likely to be delayed for at least a week because of concerns about the routing of delivery lorries.
Two-thirds of people surveyed in Lancashire opposed fracking within five miles of their home, according to a new poll published today.
The government misled parliament and the public over the climate change impacts of shale gas, according to new research. It suggests that ministers may even have breached their code of conduct by giving MPs inaccurate information.
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly survey of attitudes to fracking shows levels of support continue to lag behind opposition but the gap appears to be closing.
New study finds community suffered “collective trauma” over Lancs fracking decisions – plus round-up of other research
Plans to frack for shale gas in Lancashire resulted in individual harm and a “considerable toll” on the local community, even before drilling began, according to a new study.
Plans to produce oil at a site in the South Downs could pose an unacceptable risk to a nearby source of drinking water, the Environment Agency has said.
A fourth survey of residents in Cheshire has found more than 75% oppose fracking.