Anti-fracking groups are expected to converge on Blackpool tomorrow for a protest outside the Conservative Party’s spring conference.
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire have welcomed Cuadrilla’s announcement that it is to plug and abandon shale gas wells near Blackpool.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has announced it is to plug and abandon its two shale gas wells at Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
The life of a suspended gas well, described by its operator as dry, was extended today by councillors in Lancashire.
Centrica is giving up its stake in Cuadrilla’s shale gas licence in the Fylde near Blackpool.
More than a third of damage reports following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake in Lancashire last year were from one town, according to data released this week.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
Campaigners who fought Cuadrilla’s fracking plans near Blackpool for nearly five years are now questioning the company’s motives for another site a mile away.
The government has given some details of what would be needed to end the moratorium on fracking in England.