In the past three days, there have been three formal calls to halt fracking, scheduled to start soon for the first time in the UK since 2011.
Ten anti-fracking campaigners who locked themselves together in a protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site have been found not guilty after a trial in Blackpool.
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack a well in North Yorkshire blocked the road either side of the site entrance early this morning with wooden platforms.
A 73-year-old woman joined her son and granddaughter in a blockade of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool this morning.
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Fracking sites should be at least a mile from the nearest home, according to the Conservative MP whose North Yorkshire constituency is on the shale gas front line.
Solo Oil plc reveals in its half-yearly report out today (29th September 2015) that it bid for oil and gas exploration licences on the Isle of Wight.