Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: IGas unveils plans to increase drilling in South Downs National Park and Surrey Report finds Cuadrilla’s plans for Fylde already causing anxiety and stress Bianca […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 31st October 2014 Costs of the 14th licensing round Number of objections to fracking With thanks to Theyworkforyou.com
What’s happening in November? The judicial review of Cuadrilla’s planning permission at Balcombe, debates on fracking in the House of Lords, at Oxfordshire County Council and in Kent, and a decision on Dart Energy’s plans at Ellesmere. Also seminars, meetings, roadshows and information events.
The prospect of Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking sites near Blackpool is already causing fear, anxiety, stress, sleep disturbance and depression among people living nearby, according to study for Lancashire County Council.
The human rights campaigner, Bianca Jagger, has called on the UK government to ban fracking until there is an understanding of its effects on human rights.
IGas, the company behind controversial gas drilling at Barton Moss in Salford, is planning to expand its operation in the South Downs National Park with two new exploration sites.
A commentator who has been promoting shale gas development in the UK said this morning he has applied for licences to frack under parts of London, including Hyde and Green Parks.