An anti-fracking campaigner claimed in the High Court today that the government had acted unlawfully when it gave IGas more time to drill for gas near his home in Cheshire
As predicted by several newspapers yesterday, Conservative manifesto pledges on shale gas did not make it into this morning’s Queen’s Speech.
Plans by INEOS to explore for shale gas in the greenbelt between Sheffield and Worksop are now open for comment.
The shale gas company preparing to frack in North Yorkshire breached one of its environmental permits by failing to publish correct emissions data, it has emerged.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: 6-person lock-on at equipment supplier in Preston Demonstration at A E Yates in Bolton Greenpeace protesters in court in Blackpool This post will be updated throughout the week. Please let us know about […]
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has changed its policy on fracking and called for a moratorium unless shale gas extraction secures “radical reductions” in carbon emissions.
Narrow roads, problems with waste disposal and a lack of research by regulators make fracking impractical in the UK, according to a campaigner who has secured bans on the process in the US.