People living in the area of Surrey hit by earthquakes last summer felt another tremor this morning.
Opposition to fracking has risen to near record levels in the latest government public attitudes survey with a big increase in concern about earthquakes. Support for fracking fell to a joint record low.
A government adviser has been accused of “negligent failure” for refusing to revise a report on the health impacts of fracking.
Two scientists have said the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors could be relaxed with little risk to people.
A mining geologist has called for the suspension of fracking for gas in the main shale areas of northern England because he says the rocks contain high concentrations of toxic heavy metals.
A report on the swarm of earthquakes in Surrey earlier this year finds no evidence they were triggered by oil and gas operations. But an academic who contributed to the official investigation into the cause of the quakes disagrees with the conclusion and critics of onshore drilling have […]
Increases in air pollution linked to preparations for fracking in North Yorkshire could happen anywhere the operation is planned, shale gas opponents said today.