Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Investigation finds multiple problems at Cuadrilla drilling sites Hunters shot geese on Cuadrilla’s wildfowl refuge Third Energy applies for planning permission to frack in Ryedale Rathlin […]
Candidates who support fracking in marginal seats could face an electoral backlash, according to Greenpeace following polling in Lancashire.
Nearly 1,000 of the 3,990+ candidates standing in the general election have made a formal promise to oppose fracking in their constituencies, according to the latest figures from Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth.
Party manifesto mentions of onshore oil and gas (in alphabetical order)
More than 600 would-be MPs have so far promised to oppose fracking, according to figures from Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth.
Shale gas is unlikely to feature in the election campaign because it won’t win votes, MP Tim Yeo told a fracking conference today.