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.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, confirmed it had resumed deliveries to its fracking site near Blackpool at 5.30am this morning.
The UK shale gas industry has upgraded production estimates by more than 70% following early results from two sites.
The regulation and impact of induced earth tremors accounted for more than a third of the parliamentary answers about fracking from the energy minister this week.
A haulage company has said it will not deliver to fracking companies after a protester climbed onto the cab outside Cuadrilla’s site in Lancashire this morning.