The UK’s biggest shale gas company, INEOS, has suffered another vote against its exploration plans.
People living within 1.5km of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire are to share a £100,000 community benefit fund, the company confirmed today.
More than 20 representatives from 12 labour organisations made what they called “a unified stand” today against the shale gas industry and in support of communities opposed to Cuadrilla’s site near Blackpool.
An indigenous leader who opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in the US urged anti-fracking campaigners in Lancashire today to “let go of their fears”.
The industry organisation, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, has urged the Scottish government to lift the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
Fracking Week in Parliament returns after a two-week break in references to fracking or shale gas in the UK’s parliaments. In this week’s post: Consultation on the shale gas wealth fund Incentives to fracking communities Labour amendment to prevent imposition of fracking on unwilling areas Scottish Conservative call […]
Guest post by Chris Redston Chris Redston, a campaigner with Frack Free Ryedale, comments on what yesterday’s approval of exploratory shale gas drilling at Misson says about the planning system On Tuesday Nottinghamshire County Council approved an application from fracking company IGas for exploratory drilling for shale gas at Misson […]