The definitions of fracking in the UK are limited, ambiguous and inconsistent, a new study has said.
Regulation of the UK onshore shale industry is “lax, fragmented and frequently incompetent”, a new study has concluded.
People living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site have said there are “serious and fundamental errors” in the company’s interpretation of local geology.
An estimated 350 people attended an event near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site to discuss the impacts of fracking on residents.
The British Geological Survey recorded a small earth tremor today near Cuadrilla’s fracking site on the edge of Blackpool. This follows three micro-seismic events yesterday.
A retired academic has won a long-running legal challenge against Glasgow University which withdrew his email address and access to online journals.
Another report commissioned by opponents of oil exploration, has criticised plans by Europa to drill near Leith Hill in Surrey.
By Kathryn McWhirter Community campaigners against drilling for oil near Leith Hill plan to hand a 100,000+-strong petition to the Environment Agency at a meeting this week in Dorking. But at a press conference yesterday, Environment Agency staff said they were not prepared to be seen receiving the […]
Two geoscientists, writing in the journal, Nature, suggested today that official definitions could allow fracking in the UK to “creep under the radar”.
About 150 people heard calls last night to object to oil drilling, expected in the next few weeks, at a farm near Billingshurst in West Sussex.