An anti-fracking group in Lewes in East Sussex is calling on its supporters to contact their local MP, Norman Baker, in advance of a debate on the issue tomorrow morning (25/11/14).
The human rights campaigner, Bianca Jagger, will deliver a report to 10 Downing Street on Wednesday (26/11/14) urging the UK Government to investigate the human rights impact of fracking.
The pros and cons of Cuadrilla’s proposed planning applications in the Fylde area near Blackpool are being discussed in the letters page of the Lancashire Evening Post. As the decision date for the applications approaches, here’s a series of letters, against and in support of the plans, published in […]
Seven people with an interest and expertise in fracking debated the question Should fracking be allowed in Britain? in front of an audience of around 200 people at Canterbury Christ Church University. Each of the panelists spoke for about seven minutes and then answered questions from the audience. […]
What’s happening in late November/early December on fracking and onshore oil and gas? Sussex protest rally over Celtique Energie drilling site Adjournment debate on fracking, House of Commons Public meetings in Somerset and Surrey Film screening Court hearings on obstruction charges and eviction in East Yorkshire
Update on the Infrastructure Bill The Country Land and Business Association has welcomed government moves which it says recognise landowners’ concerns about liability for damage from fracking.
The chemicals company Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth petrochemicals plant and refinery in the Firth of Forth, announced plans today to invest up to £640m in shale gas exploration. The investment is dependent on Ineos being successful in its recent applications for oil and gas drilling licences. Chairman […]