A government document that shapes planning decisions across England is unlawful, Friends of the Earth, said in a challenge today.
People have three more weeks to give their views on the Scottish government’s policy not to support fracking.
Conservative and Labour MPs in Lancashire have written to the business secretary, Greg Clark, demanding action following a series of tremors linked to Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool.
A second environmental group is taking legal action against the government over its new planning policy on fracking and onshore oil and gas.
News reported by DrillOrDrop that the Scottish Government had extended an Ineos shale gas licence near Glasgow has disappointed campaigners. The licence, called PEDL162, reached the end of its initial exploration term at the of June 2018. To continue to the second, appraisal phase, the operator should have […]
The regulator of oil and gas licensing has begun a consultation on how it plans to assess the financial strength of companies.
Cuadrilla has applied for permission to store and handle oil at its exploration well site at Balcombe in West Sussex.