People opposed to fracking demonstrated today outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool to protest at the go-ahead for exploration.
Breaking: Lancs community group vows to fight Cuadrilla Lancashire fracking decision + more reaction
In the past few minutes, a group fighting Cuadrilla’s scheme to frack at a site in Lancashire has vowed to fight on, despite a go-ahead from the government this morning. (See DrillOrDrop report)
A group opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans in Lancashire has sent an open letter to the Queen in a final attempt to prevent fracking near Blackpool.
With the decision on Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans in Lancashire just days away, villagers gathered on Saturday to show their opposition to the proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood.
The recommendation of the inspector at Cuadrilla’s public inquiry into fracking plans in Lancashire has been sent to government. The Planning Inspectorate confirmed that the report went to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Greg Clark, by yesterday’s deadline.
A mother of two has made a last minute appeal to North Yorkshire councillors to refuse Third Energy’s application to frack at Kirby Misperton.
A group campaigning to prevent fracking at a field at Little Plumpton near Blackpool has said it is surprised at plans by Cuadrilla to drill four groundwater monitoring boreholes on the site.
Coastal Oil and Gas has dropped its challenge over plans to drill for unconventional gas at Llanharan in south Wales. It plans to look for another site in the area.
Politicians from three parties, including two members of the Welsh National Assembly, attended a public meeting this evening to discuss news that Coastal Oil and Gas is fighting on with plans to explore for unconventional gas.
Live news as it happens at the last day of the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links. This is the 19th day of the inquiry, held at Blackpool Football Club. The inspector, Wendy McKay, will […]