Guest post by Peter Strachan and Alex Russell On Tuesday the US Environmental Protection Agency released its study concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process. In this guest post, professors Peter Strachan and Alex Russell assess the case […]
A supporter and opponent of onshore fracking went head to head at Westminster yesterday in a debate on shale gas.
This week’s diary features two conferences, a parliamentary meeting, a regulators’ drop-in event, discussion on a minerals plan, training, a debate, a walk and a consultation deadline.
Labour’s former energy spokesperson, Caroline Flint, has urged the government to spend money from the proposed shale wealth fund on insulating UK homes.
The main steel union, Community, has backed the UK fracking industry saying it could support thousands of jobs in the supply chain.
This round-up looks at studies about fracking published in the past month. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Lord Vinson on shale gas and energy self-sufficiency Alex Cunningham on carbon capture and storage for coal and gas Carolyn Harris on tidal lagoons instead of fracking Baroness Featherstone on shale gas versus tackling climate change
Breaking: Lancs community group vows to fight Cuadrilla Lancashire fracking decision + more reaction
In the past few minutes, a group fighting Cuadrilla’s scheme to frack at a site in Lancashire has vowed to fight on, despite a go-ahead from the government this morning. (See DrillOrDrop report)
This round-up looks at 44 recent studies about fracking published since late March 2016. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: Legislation to give the Welsh Assembly power over fracking Question on regulation of shale gas Academic funding from fracking With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts.