Campaigners delivered a letter to Downing Street this afternoon, signed by more than 8,000 people, calling for an immediate halt on fracking in the UK.
Fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, and her son, Joe Corre, have accused the Government of hypocrisy over its policies on plastics and fracking.
People in the village of Woodsetts in south Yorkshire gathered this evening for a giant photo with pieces of tape printed with the INEOS logo stuck across their mouths.
Government delayed release of shale impact report until after Lancashire fracking decisions – read the emails
Emails released today show that the Government deliberately delayed the full release of a report on fracking impacts – which it had been ordered to publish – until after the decisions on Cuadrilla’s shale gas applications.
20+ events this week: including Gayzer Frackman delivers a “bribe” to Downing Street, Challenging fracking through litigation and empowering communities, plus workshops, training days, deadlines, meetings, information sessions and film screenings.
A Lancashire opponent of shale gas exploration set off this morning on a 230 mile walk to London, in his words, to “openly bribe” Theresa May not to frack his home.
People have 11 weeks to comment on government proposals for payments from a shale wealth fund in a consultation which opened today.
The Prime Minister has intervened in proposals for a shale wealth fund to include an option to make direct payments to people affected by fracking.
A petition of 186,000+ names was delivered to Downing Street and the Department of Communities and Local Government this afternoon calling on government to respect the refusal of fracking plans in Lancashire.
A group of environmental campaigners hand-delivered warnings to every UK MP yesterday that they could be in breach of their code of conduct by supporting fracking.