This post has live updates from a meeting in North Yorkshire which could shape planning policy on fracking across the UK.
Two scientists have said the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors could be relaxed with little risk to people.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has less than a year to drill two wells and frack three under the terms of the planning permission at its site near Blackpool.
Greater Manchester announced a policy this morning which would have the effect of blocking fracking across one of the UK’s major shale gas regions.
Events in January and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2019
Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
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English local councils can reject national policy on fracking if they have evidence that the process contributes to climate change, a government barrister conceded today.
The Environment Agency (EA) has reported two minor breaches of the Cuadrilla’s environmental permit when it carried out a site visit at Preston New Road in October.