Paul Mobbs, of Mobbs’ Environmental Investigations and Research, reflects on a decade of inquiry into fracking for the first in an occasional series of long reads for the weekend.
Fracking Week in Parliament Cuadrilla has been asked to address surface water management on its site at Preston New Road, as a priority, the Environment Minister wrote last week.
Fracking Week in Parliament MPs have questioned ministers in three departments over plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
Two shale gas companies and their executives are on a database launched today which aims to reveal lobbying in favour of fossil fuels and against climate change action.
Fracking was rejected by the vast majority of people at a debate on its role in Britain’s energy mix. More than 150 people attended the event in a Derbyshire village near the county’s first proposed shale gas site.
The Infrastructure Act unexpectedly made news last week with the closure of a loophole on fracking consent. Fracking in the UK now looks unlikely in 2017. But 2018 could be very different, with fracking now expected at two sites and shale gas companies looking for new locations. In this guest […]
Shale gas will bring wholesale industrialisation and change the countryside for decades, Tory MP tells debate
The Conservative MP for INEOS’s first proposed shale gas site has told the government “we do not want the kind of industrialisation this would bring”.