The British Geological Survey has reported a 0.5 magnitude earth tremor this afternoon near Cuadrilla’s fracking site on the edge of Blackpool. There was also a 0.4M tremor and two micro-seismic events.
Cuadrilla has confirmed there was a 0.4 magnitude earth tremor while it was fracking at its Preston New Road shale gas site this afternoon.
When Third Energy announced plans to frack one of its wells at Kirby Misperton, people in the North Yorkshire village decided to monitor the effects for themselves. They began by collecting data to establish a baseline against which impacts could be compared. In this guest post, Mike Potter, […]
Mole Valley District Council has called for local oil and gas operations to stop if they are implicated in the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey.
The British Geological Survey confirmed there were two more small earthquakes in Surrey today – both in the same place as the previous cluster.
The seventh earthquake in just over three months was recorded in part of Surrey at midday today.
The oil exploration company, UKOG, says there’s no connection between its drilling site at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport and the Easter earthquake in Surrey.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry Sit-down protest at Ryedale District Council meeting; Demonstration outside Lancashire County Council and BGS exhibition; Green Party deputy leader visits Kirby Misperton; Tag Barclays campaign; Results of court hearings; Support for North Yorkshire firecrews.
BGS admits mistake over claim that Cheshire fracking research centre was chosen after public consultation
The British Geological Survey has apologised after stating in a press release that Ince Marshes in Cheshire had been chosen as the site of a geological research centre after a consultation with local residents.
In this week’s listings Tour by Canadian campaigner Jessica Ernst; Labour Day event at Kirby Misperton, N Yorks; Drop-in meetings on plans for underground geological observatory in Cheshire; Global Frackdown Day and International Day of Action on Climate Change.