New research aims to test how good oil and gas companies have been in consulting with local people in south east England.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has applied to dispose of water which collects on its fracking site near Blackpool into a brook instead of removing it by tanker.
“More lives at risk” from Cuadrilla’s revised traffic plans for proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site
Revised plans for lorry deliveries to a second proposed fracking site in Lancashire would “put even more lives at risk”, a community group said today.
Europa Oil & Gas announced this morning it was taking action against Surrey County Council over final approval of its exploration plans near Leith Hill.
In this week’s listing Launch of Netpol report on policing at anti-fracking protests; Parliamentary debate on fracking in Cheshire; Nottingham County Council motion on seismic testing ; Don’t frack the commonwheel presented to Westminster.
BGS admits mistake over claim that Cheshire fracking research centre was chosen after public consultation
The British Geological Survey has apologised after stating in a press release that Ince Marshes in Cheshire had been chosen as the site of a geological research centre after a consultation with local residents.
Updated: Local people should have greater say in decisions – Government response on shale wealth fund
Updated 13 November 2017 with reaction to the shale wealth fund proposals Communities should have greater control of the decisions that affect them, the government said today in its response to a consultation on the proposed shale wealth fund.
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.
In the past half hour, the Scottish Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, announced to the Scottish Parliament: “Fracking cannot and will not take place in Scotland”.
In this week’s listings Exhibitions by INEOS and anti-fracking campaigners; Meet the Regulators drop-in event; Consultation deadlines; Film screenings; Meetings; Information stalls