In this week’s listings First full meeting of community liaison group for Angus Energy site at Balcombe; “Tour de Frackshire” bike ride around shale gas sites in East Midlands and South Yorkshire; Lobbying workshop on climate change; Deadline for comments for interested parties in Ellesmere Port planning inquiry […]
Climate activists hung a nine-metre banner from the atrium of the Environment Agency in Bristol in a protest against fracking.
When Third Energy announced plans to frack one of its wells at Kirby Misperton, people in the North Yorkshire village decided to monitor the effects for themselves. They began by collecting data to establish a baseline against which impacts could be compared. In this guest post, Mike Potter, […]
Lancashire Police said today it was using drones to film the area around Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
Fracking Week in Parliament: DrillOrDrop review of what UK politicians say about the onshore oil and gas industry. The Prime Minister was questioned about statements on her website supporting local decision-making – at a time when the government proposes to take some shale gas schemes out of local […]
The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, told anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Westminster that the Labour Party stood in solidarity with them. And he predicted opposition to fracking would be a key issue at the next election.
Government proposals to bypass local decision-making for shale gas developments are to be challenged on Wednesday (12 September 2018) with a women’s rally outside the House of Commons and a parliamentary debate.