This post is tracking politician comments and council votes on government proposals to change the planning rules for shale gas developments in England.
Government proposals to make changes to the planning rules for shale gas and fracking are to come under scrutiny at a meeting of MPs next month.
The Scottish First Minister said anti-fracking campaigners should not be considered domestic extremists, despite reports that they’d been labelled so by Police Scotland.
Opponents of fracking in North Yorkshire held a candlelit vigil to mark 12 months since the first equipment deliveries began to arrive at Third Energy’s site in Kirby Misperton.
The shale gas company Cuadrilla, announced this morning it had received permission to frack its second horizontal well in Lancashire.
Two City veterans have resigned as directors of the gas company, Third Energy, a year after their appointments.
In this week’s listings First full meeting of community liaison group for Angus Energy site at Balcombe; “Tour de Frackshire” bike ride around shale gas sites in East Midlands and South Yorkshire; Lobbying workshop on climate change; Deadline for comments for interested parties in Ellesmere Port planning inquiry […]