Local authorities in England have been given new powers from tomorrow to hold meetings, including planning committees, by video or telephone conferencing.
DrillOrDrop’s listing of events about UK onshore oil and gas and campaigns.
A government agency has been accused of acting unlawfully in the way it dealt with the change of ownership of the fracking firm, Cuadrilla.
The Home Office has reimbursed another £1.28m to Lancashire Constabulary for the costs of policing Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road.
Cuadrilla has taken more equipment off its fracking site near Blackpool this week.
A government fund to help English councils deal with shale gas planning applications appears to have paid out just 20% of what was available.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has breached rules on monitoring the flare at its Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.