Calls by the shale gas industry to relax the rules on earth tremors induced by fracking are not widely supported by the public, according to a new poll.
Events in July 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
This month sees the release of official advice to government on climate change targets and the latest public attitude data on fracking. Rathlin Energy continues to drill its second well at West Newton and Lancashire residents wait to see what happens at Cuadrilla’s fracking site. Ineos is likely […]
Events in May 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
Opposition to fracking has risen to near record levels in the latest government public attitudes survey with a big increase in concern about earthquakes. Support for fracking fell to a joint record low.
The government has resumed its quarterly survey of public attitudes to fracking and shale gas. The latest results, published this morning, show support for fracking stands at 15%, down 3 percentage points, and opposition at 31%, down 1 point.