In this week’s listings Block Around the Clock camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site; Final week of public inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans for Marsh Lane; George Monbiot visits Lancashire campaigners; South Yorkshire regional anti-fracking strategy meeting; Plus meetings and information events. Diary for all of […]
The government has been urged to delay a final decision on fracking near Blackpool because of local concerns about a lack of information on plans to deal with an emergency.
Cuadrilla seeks to extend protest injunction at Lancashire fracking site – and applies for fracking consent
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it was taking further action to prevent protests outside its site at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
Fracking near geological faults in former coal mining areas could trigger earthquakes and should not take place without careful assessment of all available geological data, according to one of the UK’s leading experts on the subject.
Live updates from the third session of the Roseacre Wood inquiry hearing public statements. More than 80 people are expected to give evidence to the inquiry. DrillOrDrop report from yesterday’s public session.
Updates from Day 6 of the reopened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire.
Rain failed to stop opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Roseacre Wood from gathering for a rally outside the re-opened inquiry this morning.
Cuadrilla’s plans for another fracking site near Blackpool come under scrutiny again this week.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation near Blackpool dressed in hazard suits yesterday to draw attention to their concerns about emergencies on fracking sites.
The English Wildlife Trusts announced earlier this year that they opposed fracking. The Trusts said this was because they believed that shale gas extraction undermined UK efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change. In this guest post, Alan Wright, of the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, […]