The UK’s health and safety watchdog is facing questions from MPs over the way it monitored risks from silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
Most complaints made by protesters at demonstrations were about vehicles being driven at them, or violence from police or security staff, according to a new initiative.
The safety regulator for the nuclear industry has no information about the risk of earth tremors from fracking near the Hinkley Point power station, a campaign group has revealed.
A radio programme which claimed it would to set the record straight about reporting of 2013 anti-fracking protests in Balcombe has itself attracted “many complaints” about accuracy and bias.
A convoy of 26 vehicles delivered fracking equipment to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool at about 4.45am today.
An engineer who has called for stricter regulation of fracking was subjected to a public campaign to discredit him, a disciplinary investigation by his professional body has noted.
An anti-fracking campaign group has lodged a formal complaint against the government over a public consultation on changing the planning rules for shale gas drilling.
Advertising watchdog accepts campaign statement that “fracking is incompatible with tackling climate change”
A campaign website which said fracking was incompatible with tackling climate change did not break the advertising code, the watchdog has said.
Council officers are investigating complaints of Sunday working at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
The advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against the shale gas company, INEOS Upstream, over a statement it made in local newspaper supplements distributed across the East Midlands.