The UK’s first public inquiry on the impact of an onshore gas site on climate change gets underway this morning.
Events in January and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
IGas has given up an exploration licence south of Chester.
A formal complaint has been made to Cheshire Police against the exploration company, IGas, over the eviction of a protest camp from land earmarked for drilling.
Fracking Week in Parliament. The government has said it has no plans to establish a minimum distance between homes and shale gas sites across the country.
Two of the UK’s leading shale gas companies have been given another four years to drill an exploration well in the Chester area to meet their commitments to the Government.
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.