In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Demonstrations outside council meetings in Chester and Rotherham; First “lorry surfing” protest at Misson Springs; Lock-on trial verdict; Campaign steps up.
Opponents of plans by IGas to test a gas well in Ellesmere Port stood to applaud Cheshire councillors this evening when they voted to reject the company’s planning application on climate change grounds.
The first INEOS shale gas site to come before a council planning meeting has been recommended for refusal.
Councillors in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, have rejected proposals to employ a specialist to represent them at a hearing that will decide the area’s fracking policy for the next 20 years.
Protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool. Photo: Frack Free Greater Manchester 40+ events in January 2018 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Events to mark anniversary of the start of work at Preston New Road; Council meetings in Sussex, […]
Councils dealing with planning applications for shale gas developments were invited today to bid for a share of £1.2m.
North Yorkshire County Council has been ordered to release correspondence about exploration plans by Britain’s biggest shale gas company.