The UK’s health and safety watchdog has accepted it did not inspect the management of silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
People living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site have reacted with concern following news that the Health and Safety Executive is facing questions from MPs about its monitoring of silica sand.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog is facing questions from MPs over the way it monitored risks from silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
Opponents of fracking in Nottinghamshire have called for stricter planning controls on future shale gas development in the county.
Anti–fracking campaigners from the East Midlands and South Yorkshire took their message to Westminster today.