Friends of the Earth has confirmed that its legal challenge to the approval of fracking at Third Energy’s site at Kirby Misperton will now be considered in late November.
People have 11 weeks to comment on government proposals for payments from a shale wealth fund in a consultation which opened today.
The Environment Agency announced this afternoon it has granted permits to Third Energy to allow it to frack for shale gas at the KM8 well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
Two potential new drilling sites acquired by IGas in Cheshire have put meadows rearing a traditional breed of cattle “under siege”, the farmer says.
Guest Post by Joanne Hawkins Regulation is a central issue in the shale gas debate. Yet, it has received very little in depth attention, with many reports and political statements assuming the presence of a ‘robust regulatory system.’ In this guest post, Joanne Hawkins discusses some of the […]
Two environmental campaigners allege they were assaulted during an anti-fracking protest outside the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill in Surrey last year.
A police officer monitoring the crowds at last summer’s Balcombe anti-fracking protests told a court this afternoon (22/1/14) how he was punched in the chest by a young woman demonstrator. PC Mario Ciaramella, usually based at Worthing Police Station, was giving evidence at the trial of three environmental […]