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.
40+ events about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning, including: Legal challenge against ministerial statements on planning rules for shale gas; Regional meeting for anti-fracking groups in South Yorkshire and E Midlands; Surrey countryside symposium; End of consultation on Lancashire minerals plan Reclaim the Power national […]
In this week’s listings Decision expected on Ineos plans for shale gas exploratory drilling at Bramleymoor Lane in Derbyshire; First anniversary of Green Monday protests at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Latest release of data in government public attitudes to fracking survey; Start of Lancashire lorry […]