Officials in the area of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site have been criticised for backing proposals to take fracking decisions out of local hands.
Over 250 people were reported to have joined a rally at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site today to mark a year of opposition to the development.
As two companies prepare to frack in northern England in the next few months, DrillOrDrop reviews new predictions about the future role of shale gas in the UK.
Researchers meeting in Birmingham this week are to discuss a major study which aims to update evidence on the impact of fracking.
Landowners are demanding speedy action from the government about who should deal with the consequences if something goes wrong with fracking.
Updated: Council says Cuadrilla breached planning condition by delivering rig to Lancs shale site overnight
Cuadrilla breached conditions of its planning permission when it brought the drilling rig into its site near Blackpool early this morning, according to Lancashire County Council.
Police closed the road outside Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site for eight hours today in response to anti-fracking protests.