Cold venting and acid squeeze have been approved at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
A consultation opened today into a new change to the environmental permit at Cuadrilla’s fracking site – just five days after the Environment Agency approved the previous variations.
Cuadrilla has got the go-ahead to pipe rain water falling on its fracking site near Blackpool into a local brook.
Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
Last month, DrillOrDrop reported on proposals by Cuadrilla to vary its environmental permit for the Preston New Road fracking site.
People living in the area of Surrey hit by earthquakes last summer felt another tremor this morning.
The government has made changes to national planning policy on onshore oil and gas even though most of the people who took part in a consultation disagreed with them.