Landowners are demanding speedy action from the government about who should deal with the consequences if something goes wrong with fracking.
The latest findings from the government survey of attitudes to fracking in the UK puts support at its lowest level since the question was first asked.
The fracking industry must comply with the rules if it is to regain public confidence, the Environment Agency said yesterday.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly digest from the UK’s parliaments returns after the local and the general elections with peers quizzing the government on its shale gas policy.
UKIP says shale gas is too great an opportunity to ignore but it has promised not to drill for it in national parks.
Two anti-fracking campaign groups have joined forces to try to put shale gas on the agenda for the general election.
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly survey of attitudes to fracking shows levels of support continue to lag behind opposition but the gap appears to be closing.