The Conservative-led council in the area of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site has called on regulators to ban local fracking immediately on safety grounds.
The safety regulator for the nuclear industry has no information about the risk of earth tremors from fracking near the Hinkley Point power station, a campaign group has revealed.
The government is being urged to change the law to protect people whose property is damaged by fracking.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed Surrey County Council’s use of the term “extremism” for anti-fracking protests.
As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
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A ministerial statement is due later this week on Scotland’s policy on unconventional oil and gas.
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Cuadrilla has confirmed no more fracking will take place at its shale gas site in Lancashire before a planning deadline at the end of November.
A radio programme which claimed it would to set the record straight about reporting of 2013 anti-fracking protests in Balcombe has itself attracted “many complaints” about accuracy and bias.