The business minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, has confirmed that Cuadrilla will not be allowed to resume fracking at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool until last month’s record-breaking tremor has been investigated.
The largest earth tremor induced by fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool was recorded this evening.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it had resumed fracking after a tiny tremor was recorded near its Preston New Road fracking site.
40+ events in December about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning. Government challenge in two High Court hearings IGas and Angus Energy go to court over protest injunctions Climate protests and petition hand-in to Downing Street Training workshop Rallies, meetings, film screening, fundraisers
50+ events in July 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas including: Court challenges to UKOG and Cuadrilla injunctions; Appeal hearing of campaigner convicted after climbing onto a drilling rig; Scheduled hearing in Ineos case against National Trust over access to Clumber Park; Third UK Onshore […]
50+ events in June 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas including: Public inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans at Marsh Lane, Derbyshire; Block Around the Clock rally and blockade at Preston New Road; Deadline for comments on Balcombe environment permit and for participation in Clumber […]
In this week’s listings: Two ministers give evidence to select committee inquiry on fracking planning guidance; Parliamentary launch of report on the relationship of fracking and historic coal mining; Surrey councillors consider Europa’s fencing plans for its oil exploration site near Leith Hill; Continuing United Resistance campaign against fracking in […]