Fracking Week in Parliament. The government has said it has no plans to establish a minimum distance between homes and shale gas sites across the country.
Cuadrilla announced today that the Preston New Road shale gas project had generated total spending of £8.6m in Lancashire economy since the start of 2016. Meanwhile, figures from Lancashire Constabulary show that total costs for policing outside the well site at Preston New Road reached almost £7m by […]
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to reconsider its decision to contribute only 20% of the cost so far in policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Angus Energy has said it expects to test its newly-acquired well at Balcombe in West Sussex, before turning to Brockham in Surrey.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, announced today it had spent a total of £6.8m in the Lancashire economy in the past two years. But new figures show the cost of policing outside the company’s Preston New Road site near Blackpool reached almost £6m for a single year.
Fracking Week in Parliament A senior member of the government has flagged up plans to take major shale gas decisions out of local council control.
The monthly cost of policing anti-fracking protests in both North Yorkshire and Lancashire fell markedly in November.
Landowners are demanding speedy action from the government about who should deal with the consequences if something goes wrong with fracking.
The Home Office has refused a request for extra funding to police protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Lancashire Police has said its operations at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool will cost an extra £450,000 a month.