Last week, the Frack Free United campaign network delivered a declaration to Downing Street calling for a halt to fracking. It was signed by 8,000+ politicians, academics, community groups, environmental organisations and residents. In this guest weekend long read, Frack Free United makes the case against government policy […]
Chapter closes on Cuadrilla’s early fracking plans – shale gas site returned to farmland nearly seven years after original deadline
Cuadrilla announced yesterday that it had restored its shale gas site at Grange Road, Singleton, in the Fylde region of Lancashire. The work to return the site to farmland was completed two months before the deadline set by a planning inspector – but it was almost seven years […]
Drilling for shale gas is underway at Tinker Lane in Nottinghamshire and site construction has begun at Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire. Rathlin Energy has given notice of work starting at its West Newton-A site. December could see Cuadrilla resume fracking at Preston New Road. There are also High Court hearings […]
Campaigners delivered a letter to Downing Street this afternoon, signed by more than 8,000 people, calling for an immediate halt on fracking in the UK.
40+ events in December about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning. Government challenge in two High Court hearings IGas and Angus Energy go to court over protest injunctions Climate protests and petition hand-in to Downing Street Training workshop Rallies, meetings, film screening, fundraisers
Friends of the Earth has accused the Environment Agency of failing in its duty to ensure that best techniques were used to deal with waste fracking fluid at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is to allow more fluid to come back to the surface after fracking, in an attempt to tackle the problem of earth tremors. It will also seek to raise the threshold on the magnitude of tremors at which fracking must stop.
Friends of the Earth is going to the High Court this morning to challenge a key consent which allows Cuadrilla to drill and frack for shale gas near Blackpool.
Protest policing at Lancashire fracking site has “irreparably damaged community relations”, senior officer told
Regular protesters at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have told Lancashire Police they no longer have any confidence in the force or its procedures.
People have three more weeks to give their views on the Scottish government’s policy not to support fracking.