A former energy secretary has urged the government to uphold the safety rules he introduced six years ago on fracking-induced earth tremors.
Cuadrilla won’t publish daily reports about fracking site – but regulator releases details of methane emissions
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has said it won’t publish the daily report of operations at its shale gas site near Blackpool, despite a recommendation by the industry trade organisation.
22 people were arrested following a seven-hour protest about the climate change outside a government department in central London.
People have just over a fortnight to comment on new policies that will be used to decide on shale gas and fracking schemes in Lancashire for the next 16 years.
The government’s new shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel, is to meet representatives of residents living near Cuadrilla’s existing and proposed fracking sites in Lancashire.
Chartered Electrical Engineer, Michael Hill, stood as an independent candidate in the 2015 general election on a “Save the Fylde” ticket, highlighting his concerns about the fracking industry. In this guest post, he argues that his message seems more relevant now than ever as he makes the case […]
The government has resumed its quarterly survey of public attitudes to fracking and shale gas. The latest results, published this morning, show support for fracking stands at 15%, down 3 percentage points, and opposition at 31%, down 1 point.