Both sides in the fracking debate are lobbying hard as they go into a crucial week. Growing numbers of MPs are backing calls for a moratorium ahead of the first vote on fracking by the House of Commons. Cuadrilla is offering to spend millions to get its planning […]
Key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas Westminster rally against oil and gas clauses in the Infrastructure Bill Report stage of Infrastructure Bill Lancashire County Council planning meeting on Cuadrilla’s applications to frack in Fylde Rallies against Cuadrilla’s Fylde applications No Fracking Falkirk rally and more
Cuadrilla has asked Lancashire County Council to delay consideration of its planning applications for two exploratory drilling sites near Blackpool.
The latest amendments to the Infrastructure Bill include a new Government clause which would require ministers to ask for guidance on the climate impacts of onshore oil and gas. A group of Lib Dem MPs has submitted a similar amendment.
Two groups of MPs from five political parties will call for a moratorium on fracking when the Infrastructure Bill is debated on Monday (January 26th).
Our round-up of reaction to this morning’s recommendation by Lancashire County Council planners to reject Cuadrilla’s planning applications for fracking at two sites in the Fylde. Statements from: Cuadrilla Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace Fylde anti-fracking campaign group Industry representatives Government
At 9am Lancashire County Council released the recommendation of its planners to refuse planning permission for Cuadrilla’s two applications to drill, frack and test for shale gas. The company is seeking permission to develop exploratory shale gas sites at Roseacre Wood and Preston New Road in the Fylde. […]
The report by Lancashire County Council planners recommending refusal of planning permission for Cuadrilla’s proposed exploratory drilling sites can be seen here
Lancashire County Council planners have recommend refusal of Cuadrilla’s plans to drill, frack and test for shale gas at two sites in the Fylde. In the past few minutes the council published a 684-page report giving the following reasons for refusal:
Lancashire County Council’s planners have recommended rejection of Cuadrilla’s planning applications to drill, frack and test for gas at two sites in the Fylde.