A new study has found no clear links between the recent swarm of earth tremors in Surrey and local oil drilling activity.
An investigation among people living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site has revealed that most believed fracking was bad for health, wildlife and the wider environment.
All information on activity at a Surrey oil well should be published following another local earth tremor, residents and a community group have said.
Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
The UK should phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said today.
As geologists continue to disagree about the cause of the Surrey earthquakes, a local MP has urged the government to investigate any link with oil operations.
Data from Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool has confirmed that the company vented the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, while it was testing the well last month.