Anti-fracking campaigners are to protest against Ineos during the Tour of Britain cycle race tomorrow (14 September 2019) by wearing devil masks of the company’s billionaire owner, Jim Ratcliffe.
Cuadrilla fracked just seven times at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool last month before inducing a record-breaking earth tremor.
Climate campaigners have used a yellow boat to block the entrance of Cuadrilla’s suspended fracking site near Blackpool.
A plan to drill and frack near important wildlife sites in Sefton and West Lancashire should not be approved, the government’s nature conservation adviser has warned.
The West Lancashire MP, Rosie Cooper, has urged people to oppose a plan to frack for shale gas near Formby.
Councillors have voted for an indefinite moratorium on fracking in the North Yorkshire district where Third Energy has permission for the process.
Cuadrilla has received an official warning over failing to monitor groundwater properly at its Preston New Road fracking site.
Three anti-fracking campaigners have failed in their legal challenge to quash Cuadrilla’s injunction against protests at the Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool. They said they would seek permission to appeal.
The first anti-fracking campaigners found in contempt of court in the UK for breaching a protest injunction received suspended prison sentences this morning.
Most of the strongest earth tremors caused by Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool were after the company’s last frack, according to data from the British Geological Survey (BGS).