The Planning Inspectorate announced this week that the report on the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry would be submitted by early July. The inspector, Wendy McKay, will make a recommendation to the Communities Secretary, Greg Clark, on whether or not Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans in Lancashire should go ahead. But […]
After a long-weekend break, the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry at Blackpool Football Club reaches its final day tomorrow (Wednesday 16th March).
10 year old Joshua Mae read out a letter to David Cameron at the public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans, urging the Prime Minister to stop fracking. Joshua pleaded with Mr Cameron: “Don’t do bad things to our home”. And he asked the Prime Minister when he […]
No reason to refuse Roseacre appeal on traffic, says Cuadrilla Cuadrilla told the public inquiry into its fracking plans in Lancashire that lorries traveling to the Roseacre Wood site would not make the roads unsafe.
The inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Lancashire goes into week 2 tomorrow morning (Tuesday 15th February), starting with more evidence from the company’s witnesses on the impacts on landscape and traffic.
A professor at Edinburgh University has called for more research on the risks of disposing of fracking flowback fluid by re-injection before it is used in the UK.
Councillors in North Yorkshire want detailed information to be collected about the health of local people before fracking starts.
More than 15,600 people objected to Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Roseacre Wood and signatories to petitions against the plans totalled more than 91,000. Nearly 30 people gave evidence against the scheme at the planning meeting. Many were concerned about the impact of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans on their health, […]
Two environmental campaigners allege they were assaulted during an anti-fracking protest outside the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill in Surrey last year.
Sixty pieces of evidence have been submitted to a parliamentary inquiry on the environmental risks of fracking. Most accepted there were risks, about three-quarters questioned whether they could be dealt with adequately and about a third called for a complete or partial ban on fracking.