Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world, including: Infrastructure Bill debate: defeat for fracking moratorium; Labour’s conditions adopted Scotland’s announcement of moratorium on fracking planning permissions Planning officers recommend refusal of Cuadrilla’s Fylde […]
Key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in February Start of online course on shale gas and fracking Film screeings Public meetings Infrastructure Bill next discussed in parliament Guardian discussion Global divestment in fossil fuels event
This afternoon Lancashire County Council’s development control committee decided to delay a decision on Cuadrilla’s planning applications to drill and frack up to eight wells near Blackpool. The company had requested a deferral after planning officers recommended refusal of the applications for sites at Preston New Road and Rosacre Wood. Report […]
Sussex businesswoman, Beki Adam, reflects on her conversation with her neighbour, the Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham Tim Loughton, at Wednesday’s lobby of parliament on the Infrastructure Bill and fracking access I pointed out to Tim Loughton that in the very same building we were meeting, […]
An environmental campaigner who is challenging convictions arising from the Balcombe anti-fracking protests finally began his appeal today, 16 months after his arrest and following two delays to his case.
Scotland and deep-level access The climate change minister, Amber Rudd, announced the government intended to introduce an amendment at the Report Stage of the Bill to remove Scotland from the provisions on the right to use deep level land for drilling.
Sixty pieces of evidence have been submitted to a parliamentary inquiry on the environmental risks of fracking. Most accepted there were risks, about three-quarters questioned whether they could be dealt with adequately and about a third called for a complete or partial ban on fracking.
This month’s events about fracking and onshore oil and gas Sunday 11th January 2015 Crawberry Hill Solidarity Day, 12 noon, Walkington Heads, Walkington HU17 8RB Details
Opponents of drilling near Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are preparing for another round in their long-running fight with Europa Oil and Gas.
Our review of some of the key events and announcements on fracking and onshore oil and gas for in 2015 Parliament The Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill resumes with two sessions on Tuesday 6th January and continues on Thursday 8th, Tuesday 13 and Thursday 15th January 2015. […]