In this Fracking Week in Politics: Cat Smith on community veto and local decision-making for fracking plans David Nuttall on protecting protected areas from shale development Peers on how “planning in principle” affects fracking Neil Findlay on Scottish government meetings with shale gas companies Sarah Boyack on cost of fracking […]
Live news as it happens at the 14th day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links.
Roseacre Wood fracking site would “fundamentally change” community’s way of life + key landscape evidence from Day 13
Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood site would industrialise the undeveloped rural landscape, opponents told the shale gas inquiry today.
“Roseacre Wood fracking site likely to break noise conditions” + key noise points from Day 13 of Cuadrilla inquiry
A noise expert working for opponents of fracking told the public inquiry that Cuadrilla was likely to break planning conditions on noise limits at Roseacre Wood.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Westminster: the government says community involvement in fracking planning applications remains paramount.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Chris Matheson on chemical leaks and fracking in the countryside Alex Cunningham on licence block boundaries Baroness Featherstone on Government support for fracking Role of shale gas to tackling fuel poverty Community veto for fracking plans Nuclear and shale gas versus renewables
The Swiss-based chemicals company, INEOS, looks unlikely to commit to shale gas surveying in Scotland until it knows whether the country’s moratorium on fracking will be lifted. A senior executive told DrillOrDrop he expects the company’s shale business will concentrate next on Cheshire and other areas of England, […]
With just a fortnight left for comments on Third Energy’s fracking application in North Yorkshire, campaigning in favour and against is intensifying.
Campaign groups in East Yorkshire say they remain opposed to Rathlin Energy’s drilling activities in the county, following the company’s application to extend its operation at an exploratory wellsite Rathlin has applied for a three-year extension of planning permission at West Newton-A in Holderness, north of Hull. It […]
A crowdfunded leaflet about fracking is to be reprinted after distributing 80,000 copies in a month.