IGas is publicising plans today to start producing oil and gas from one of its exploration sites in Surrey. The company is holding an information meeting about its plans to extend part of the Bletchingley oil field, east of Redhill, and to convert the wells from appraisal to […]
Labour accused the government yesterday of taking a “lackadaisical” approach to regulating fracking by relying on voluntary agreements with the industry.
Anti-fracking campaigners say new government proposals could allow drilling companies to dump waste under private land without the owners’ permission.
East Sussex County Council has rejected calls for a ban on fracking in the county. This morning the lead cabinet member for transport and environment, Carl Maynard, turned down a request in a petition calling for the refusal of any attempt at fracking in East Sussex.
Saturday October 11th Global Frackdown Day UK event details Friends of the Earth events
In a statement issued today, Cuadrilla welcomed the extension of an interim injunction preventing trespass on land in the Fylde where the company is seeking permission to frack for shale gas. It also defended its legal action for costs against a single anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Louise Rothery.
Tina Louise Rothery gave her reaction to the outcome of today’s injunction case brought by Cuadrilla and a group of Fylde landowners. A judge at Manchester High Court extended an interim injunction against anti-fracking protests on land at Little Plumpton and Roseacre. He also decided that Miss Rothery, […]