Campaigners from Europe and North America have met a senior member of the United Nations to call for a ban on fracking.
The decision on Angus Energy’s planning application for an extended well test at Balcombe will not now be made this month.
The decision on plans to drill two oil and gas wells near the Surrey village of Dunsfold have been delayed for a third time.
Owners of fracking sites may be liable for the clean-up if project backers go out of business, MPs said in a report published today.
A committee of the United Nations has recommended the UK government consider a complete ban on fracking.
Planning officers have for the third time recommended approval of proposals by Egdon Resources for 15 years of oil production at its site at Wressle near Scunthorpe.
Breaking: West Sussex councillors vote to extend permission at UKOG Broadford Bridge oil site – live news updates
Live news updates from the meeting of West Sussex County Council’s planning committee discussing the application by UK Oil & Gas for its Broadford Bridge oil exploration site.