In this week’s listings: Fylde Borough Council meeting on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood traffic plans; Deadline for comments on Harthill and Bramleymoor Lane appeals; Three film screenings of The Bentley Effect; Frack Free zone for Sefton petition hand-in; Bolsover meeting with Jo and Steve White talking about fracking in Pennsylvania.
Fracking Week in Parliament MPs asked ministers yesterday when the Government would make decisions on fracking at Third Energy’s KM8 well in North Yorkshire and funding for policing protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool
Breaking: Lancs residents lose latest legal challenges over Cuadrilla’s fracking site but the fight goes on
Lancashire campaigners against Cuadrilla’s plan to frack near Blackpool have lost their latest legal challenges against the Communities’ Secretary, Sajid Javid.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said this morning it estimated fracking would begin between April and June this year.
Councillors in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, have rejected proposals to employ a specialist to represent them at a hearing that will decide the area’s fracking policy for the next 20 years.
A residents’ group claimed victory tonight in its legal challenge over security fencing at Europa’s oil site near Leith Hill in Surrey – before the case even got to court.
Some of the first trials arising out of anti-fracking protests outside Third Energy’s fracking site in North Yorkshire are to go ahead in the spring.