Researchers at Edinburgh University have warned that cost of waste treatment and a shortage of specialist facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK.
Cuadrilla has been allowed to change controls on fracking and flaring at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
The two sides in the fight over plans to frack at a second site in Lancashire meet tomorrow morning (31 October 2017).
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack a well in North Yorkshire blocked the road either side of the site entrance early this morning with wooden platforms.
The shale gas operator that intends to frack at Kirby Misperton by Christmas has failed to file its company accounts on time for the second year running.
People living in villages around Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site are to be surveyed next month on how they think a fracking fund should be spent.
The public inquiry to decide whether to grant planning permission for fracking at a second site in Lancashire will reopen in April 2018.
The first high volume frack in the UK since 2011 cleared another hurdle this morning.
Third Energy investigates release from Kirby Misperton gas site after residents complain about “sickening” smell
The company that wants to frack a well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has apologised to people living nearby about a smell from the site last week.
In this week’s events listing: continuing protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road, plus a Solidarity Saturday event nearby, 10 meetings, two debates and a Meet the Regulator drop-in.