DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world. InfraStrata puts Swanage gas drilling plans on hold SW Energy gives up Forest of Dean and Wiltshire gas exploration licences Nottinghamshire planners recommend approval of […]
The front page of today’s Times reports that the Advertising Standards Authority has backed complaints about an anti-fracking leaflet by Friends of the Earth.
21 events this week including party conference fringe meeting and lobby, Meet the Regulators’ information session, film screenings, campaign launch, council recommendation on IGas shale gas plan in Nottinghamshire, consultation deadline, lobby of Scottish parliament and tea party opposite Buckingham Palace.
Friends of the Earth has confirmed that its legal challenge to the approval of fracking at Third Energy’s site at Kirby Misperton will now be considered in late November.
Theresa May’s idea to give money to people living near shale gas sites has failed to convince a majority to support fracking, according to new research.
Friends of the Earth and Frack Free Ryedale have been told that a decision on their legal challenge to the approval of Third Energy fracking plans will be made before the end of October.
The Prime Minister has intervened in proposals for a shale wealth fund to include an option to make direct payments to people affected by fracking.
The decision by North Yorkshire County Council to approve plans by Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton is to be challenged in court.
Environmental campaigners in West Sussex are calling for changes to a draft policy for future oil and gas development because they say it fails to include measures to tackle climate change.
A petition of 186,000+ names was delivered to Downing Street and the Department of Communities and Local Government this afternoon calling on government to respect the refusal of fracking plans in Lancashire.