Live updates from the meeting of Lincolnshire County Council discussing Egdon Resources’ planning application to drill and test an oil well at North Kesley. Council officers have recommended the planning application be approved. The company is seeking to extend a previous permission, granted in 2014, which expired in […]
Cuadrilla’s plans for another fracking site near Blackpool come under scrutiny again this week.
Fracking Week in Parliament (week ending 6 April 2018) The Energy Minister, Claire Perry, was questioned for the second consecutive week on the impact of shale oil drilling in south east England.
In this week’s listings: Start of re-opened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood fracking plans; Anti-fracking rally outside the inquiry hearing; Second oil/gas hearing at Examination in Public of North Yorkshire minerals plan; Decision day for Egdon’s plans for drilling at North Kelsey; Political week in United Resistance campaign against […]
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation near Blackpool dressed in hazard suits yesterday to draw attention to their concerns about emergencies on fracking sites.
The English Wildlife Trusts announced earlier this year that they opposed fracking. The Trusts said this was because they believed that shale gas extraction undermined UK efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change. In this guest post, Alan Wright, of the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, […]
An opponent of fracking has won an eight-month campaign to force Lancashire’s Fire and Rescue Service to release information about emergency planning at Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation.