Live updates from day 1 of the re-opened inquiry into traffic issues around Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in the Fylde district of Lancashire. The inquiry, at Blackpool Football Club, is expected to last about 10 days. It will hear evidence from Cuadrilla’s consultants […]
Cuadrilla’s plans for another fracking site near Blackpool come under scrutiny again this week.
Fracking Week in Parliament (week ending 6 April 2018) The Energy Minister, Claire Perry, was questioned for the second consecutive week on the impact of shale oil drilling in south east England.
In this week’s listings: Start of re-opened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood fracking plans; Anti-fracking rally outside the inquiry hearing; Second oil/gas hearing at Examination in Public of North Yorkshire minerals plan; Decision day for Egdon’s plans for drilling at North Kelsey; Political week in United Resistance campaign against […]
The English Wildlife Trusts announced earlier this year that they opposed fracking. The Trusts said this was because they believed that shale gas extraction undermined UK efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change. In this guest post, Alan Wright, of the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, […]
An opponent of fracking has won an eight-month campaign to force Lancashire’s Fire and Rescue Service to release information about emergency planning at Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation.
An estimated 200 women from across the UK took part in a march and rally outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool this morning.