Thousands protested across England and Wales today against the government’s Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which will be voted on by the House of Lords on Monday.
The former Conservative leadership contender, Jeremy Hunt, said today it was “extraordinary” that the UK, with its net zero target, was even thinking about plans to drill for gas at Dunsfold in Surrey.
The decision on the Dunsfold/Loxley gas exploration site in Surrey is to be made by the communities’ secretary, Michael Gove, it was announced this afternoon.
Horizontal drilling on the second oil exploration well at Horse Hill in Surrey is now underway, the main investor announced today.
In this week’s listings Public inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for oil production at Wressle near Scunthorpe; Woodsetts planning application objection drop-in; Elton application awareness meeting; Big Noise Against Fracking rally; Know your rights training.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Anti-fracking campaigners join the Take Back Manchester march; Lock-ons and lorry surfing at Kirby Misperton; Horn-honk convoy and rally at Preston New Road Farmers Against Fracking gathering at Kirby Misperton
stret In this week’s listings Fracking exhibitions by INEOS and opposition groups in Woodsetts; Rallies at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site with Baroness Jones and union leaders; Fracking public meetings in Blackpool, Brighton and Ellesmere Port; Anti-fracking protest at the Conservative Party Conference.
At least eight anti-fracking groups are supporting marches this Saturday to protest against INEOS plans to explore for shale gas.
In this week’s update: Demonstrations against Church of England investment in fossil fuels Lock-on protests in Chesterfield and Preston New Road European anti-fracking campaigners join rally outside Cuadrilla’s site Petition with thousands of names against unconventional oil and gas delivered to the Scottish Parliament Opponents of drilling in […]
In this week’s listings Cuadrilla goes to the High Court to seek an injunction over Preston New Road North Yorkshire County Council considers responses to its minerals plan House of Lords debate on shale gas benefits Plus meetings, awareness-raising walk, information events and demonstrations.