The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is seeking permission to add new chemicals to its fracking operations in Lancashire.
IGas plans to test a gas well in Ellesmere Port will undermine efforts to regenerate a seriously deprived area and put nearby homes and businesses at risk, campaigners will argue later this month.
Updated 27/11/2018 New rules came into force today which could delay production from the Kimmeridge oil well at Angus Energy’s site at Brockham in Surrey.
Cuadrilla has been allowed to change controls on fracking and flaring at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
Cuadrilla’s bid to change rules for Lancs shale gas site raises concerns about “intensified fracking”
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is being urged to explain why it is seeking changes to the environmental permit for its site near Blackpool.
A study of more than 1,000 chemicals used in and created by fracking in the United States found that 15% were linked to reproductive and developmental health problems.
As Lancashire councillors prepare to decide on Cuadrilla’s fracking applications, a senior academic has called for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing until more information is known about the risks of contamination.