This month sees a legal challenge at the Court of Appeal against Ineos’s protest injunction. The inquiry closes into IGas plans for Ellesmere Port. Work is underway at Misson and West Newton well sites and plans are due to be submitted for a new site in Surrey.
Data from Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool has confirmed that the company vented the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, while it was testing the well last month.
Two scientists have said the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors could be relaxed with little risk to people.
Proposals for an underground observatory in north Cheshire, predicted to provide the “most comprehensive geological data” in the world, have been published online and are open for comments.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, confirmed that some equipment from its Preston New Road site near Blackpool was being demobilised today.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it had resumed fracking after a tiny tremor was recorded near its Preston New Road fracking site.
Neighbours of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire are living in an “information vacuum”, campaigners said today after an apparent pause in fracking for three weeks.