An open letter from two doctors has accused the energy minister, Claire Perry, of using Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool to study the impact of toxic chemical emissions on people. Consultants’ letter to Claire Perry
A Dame and a Baroness have said they are willing to break the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Anti-fracking campaigners gathered outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool early this morning for the start of what was advertised as a mass camp and 48-hour blockade.
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 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.