Anti-fracking campaigners gathered outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool early this morning for the start of what was advertised as a mass camp and 48-hour blockade.
Government proposals to take shale gas decisions out of the local planning system could result in a “one-size-fits all” approach with unrestricted drilling and fracking, a new parliamentary group has been told.
In this week’s listings Block Around the Clock camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site; Final week of public inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans for Marsh Lane; George Monbiot visits Lancashire campaigners; South Yorkshire regional anti-fracking strategy meeting; Plus meetings and information events. Diary for all of […]
In the past three days, there have been three formal calls to halt fracking, scheduled to start soon for the first time in the UK since 2011.
A report relied upon by the Government in its support for shale gas extraction is to be updated.
Photographers are invited to bid for a £5,000 commission to document the untold stories of fracking in the UK.
Decisions about fracking lack legitimacy because the public perceive that decision-makers lack expertise. That’s a key finding of new research into how people likely to be affected by fracking see the process of deciding on shale gas proposals.