Helen Savage, a Balcombe villager who campaigns against fracking, has replied to comments by Averil Macdonald, the new chair of the industry body UK Onshore Oil and Gas.
The past few weeks has seen the publication of a range of research on public attitudes to fracking, health implications, pollution issues and regulation, along with the competing roles of fossil fuels and renewables as energy sources.
The government must be prepared for significant grass roots opposition if it pushes ahead with plans to fast track shale gas, a public opinion survey published today concludes.
DRILLORDROP’S 1,000TH POST Our digest of September’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them – in the UK and around the world.
Our round-up of recent research and reports on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. Please let us know if we’ve missed out a report that you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
Our digest of August’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and opposition to them – in the UK and around the world.
Plans to produce gas and reinject water in the North York Moors National Park were approved today, to the dismay of campaigners.
Our digest of July’s daily headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Reaction to refusal of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking applications, including company announcement of appeals Government announces exclusion zones for fracking. Criticism over no ban on fracking […]
The deadlines are approaching for comments on four public consultations on onshore oil and gas plans. Two consultations are about proposals by Third Energy to reinject waste water at gas sites in North Yorkshire. Comments for these consultations must be submitted by just before midnight tomorrow (Thursday 30th […]
Fracking will be safe for local people and the environment only if the drilling is done to the highest standard and operations are rigorously monitored and regulated, the industry-funded Shale Gas Task Force said this morning. In its second report on fracking, the Task Force highlighted “four essential […]