In the past few minutes, councillors in Ryedale have voted against plans to frack near the village of Kirby Misperton. The district council ‘s planning committee recommended refusal of the scheme by Third Energy to frack its existing KM8 well. The vote was seven for, one abstention and […]
25 opponents of Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood plans give their views at the evening session on Day 15 of the inquiry. This is what they said: Inquiry adjourned 9pm The inquiry resumes at 10am on Wednesday 9th March. Gordon Smith 8.53pm Gordon Smith said he had lived and […]
Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Preston New Road would disturb the sleep of elderly people living nearby with serious consequences, the inquiry into the plans heard today.
Live news as it happens at the 14th day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links.
Roseacre Wood fracking site would “fundamentally change” community’s way of life + key landscape evidence from Day 13
Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood site would industrialise the undeveloped rural landscape, opponents told the shale gas inquiry today.
Health case against shale gas exploration is convincing, expert tells fracking inquiry + key health issues from Day 12
The health risks of shale gas exploration are too great to justify it going ahead, the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans heard today.
Environment Agency “washed its hands” of available waste treatment, inquiry told + other key points from Day 12
The Environment Agency has “washed his hands” of whether there would be available capacity for treating flowback waste from Cuadrilla’s fracking sites in Lancashire, the shale gas inquiry in Blackpool heard today.
Our digest of February’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
A Manchester law firm is in the early stages of launching a legal case on behalf of people who say their properties have been damaged by seismic surveying in Lancashire.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Waste water re-injection and earthquakes The Green Investment Bank and funding for shale gas Government energy policy and fracking