A court in Blackpool ruled today there was no case to answer against nine anti-fracking activists who took part in the longest lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.
The Scottish government has delayed its decision on whether to ban fracking.
A parliamentary group is seeking expert evidence on earthquakes caused by fracking.
An engineer who has called for stricter regulation of fracking was subjected to a public campaign to discredit him, a disciplinary investigation by his professional body has noted.
A parliamentary bill to limit earthquakes caused by fracking has passed its first stage unopposed today.
People have been excluded from a public consultation over fracking chemicals by the use of technical language, an industrial chemist has complained.
A committee of the United Nations has recommended the UK government consider a complete ban on fracking.