The public inquiry into plans for long-term oil production at Egdon Resource’s Wressle site near Scunthorpe is to begin on 5 November 2019.
A court in Blackpool ruled today there was no case to answer against nine anti-fracking activists who took part in the longest lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.
Three law lords have reserved their decision in an appeal against the protest injunction granted to the fracking company, Ineos.
The government is being challenged in the High Court this week over its planning policy on fracking.
People living in two new housing estates in Ellesmere Port have complained that they didn’t know about proposals for gas exploration nearby.
A report on the swarm of earthquakes in Surrey earlier this year finds no evidence they were triggered by oil and gas operations. But an academic who contributed to the official investigation into the cause of the quakes disagrees with the conclusion and critics of onshore drilling have […]
Government proposals to make changes to the planning rules for shale gas and fracking are to come under scrutiny at a meeting of MPs next month.