Opponents of fracking sat in silence at Preston Crown Court this morning as his honour Judge Robert Altham sent three men to jail for taking part in a lorry protest lasting nearly 100 hours outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site. Simon Blevins and Richard Roberts were sentenced for 16 […]
Staff transporting a drilling rig between oil exploration sites in Sussex did not know the delivery was in breach of planning conditions, a court heard today.
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A supporter and opponent of onshore fracking went head to head at Westminster yesterday in a debate on shale gas.
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The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.
Professor Kevin Anderson, deputy director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, gave evidence to the inquiry today against Cuadrilla’s plans for fracking at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood. Here are the key points from his evidence: