As the dust settles on the government’s fracking U-turn, former ministerial adviser professor Peter Styles explains why definitions matter and how one part of England could be excluded from the moratorium.
Opposition to fracking reached 44%, a record high, in the latest government survey of public attitudes to shale gas.
This post has updates from the start of a public inquiry in Scunthorpe into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil for 15 years at its site nearby at Wressle.
Fire fighters were called to the Horse Hill oil site near Horley in Surrey this morning (3/11/2019).
DrillOrDrop has compiled reaction to the government’s statement on a immediate moratorium on fracking. We have comments from community groups, campaigners, academics, politicians and the shale gas industry. Full report on the government statement
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The Prime Minister has said the government will be making an announcement “shortly” on fracking in the UK.
Opponents of onshore oil drilling in Surrey are at the forefront of the fight against climate change, a county councillor said this morning.
The government has no clear idea on how much it has spent supporting fracking, what the benefits would be and how much investment would be needed in future, the UK’s spending watchdog has revealed.
Three Labour MPs are seeking to add a ban on fracking to the Queen’s Speech.