The shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel has resigned after just over six months, she has told a national newspaper.
An anti-fracking campaign group has lodged a formal complaint against the government over a public consultation on changing the planning rules for shale gas drilling.
Last week, the Frack Free United campaign network delivered a declaration to Downing Street calling for a halt to fracking. It was signed by 8,000+ politicians, academics, community groups, environmental organisations and residents. In this guest weekend long read, Frack Free United makes the case against government policy […]
Campaigners delivered a letter to Downing Street this afternoon, signed by more than 8,000 people, calling for an immediate halt on fracking in the UK.
The Lib Dems have backed an international treaty to reduce the production, consumption and trade in the building blocks of plastic.
Government proposals to take shale gas decisions out of the local planning system could result in a “one-size-fits all” approach with unrestricted drilling and fracking, a new parliamentary group has been told.
In the past three days, there have been three formal calls to halt fracking, scheduled to start soon for the first time in the UK since 2011.