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 shale gas company, Ineos, has installed new protest injunction notices at its proposed exploration site at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
A mining geologist has called for the suspension of fracking for gas in the main shale areas of northern England because he says the rocks contain high concentrations of toxic heavy metals.
Cyclists take to the road tomorrow (Saturday 22 September 2018) for a ride that tours five current and proposed shale gas sites in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.
An opponent of Ineos plans to explore for shale gas in Derbyshire was knocked down by a tractor during a protest yesterday, according to eyewitnesses.
The first shale gas exploration scheme in Derbyshire has been approved.
In this week’s listings Decision expected on Ineos plans for shale gas exploratory drilling at Bramleymoor Lane in Derbyshire; First anniversary of Green Monday protests at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Latest release of data in government public attitudes to fracking survey; Start of Lancashire lorry […]