Environmental consultant and engineer, Alan Watson, gave evidence today against Cuadrilla’s plans for fracking at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood. His evidence to the inquiry revealed secret information, missing and disputed flowback data and questions about treatment capacity.
The government’s policy to promote shale gas as a bridge to a low carbon future is challenged by new research from the UK Energy Research Centre, published today.
The inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Lancashire goes into Week 3 tomorrow morning (Tuesday 23rd February) with more evidence from Lancashire County Council.
The public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at two sites in the Fylde area of Lancashire has examined the likely economic impacts.
At the end of the first week of the public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking plans the key battlegrounds are becoming clear.
Live news as it happens at the second day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans in the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links
On the eve of the public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas plans, the Oscar nominated actor, Mark Ruffalo, has urged the Prime Minister to ban fracking in the UK. In an interview with the campaign group, Friends of the Earth, the US actor said David Cameron was […]
The public inquiry examining Cuadrilla’s appeal on its applications to frack in Lancashire is expected to hear 15 days of evidence, under a programme published this week.
More details have been released about the inquiry, which starts in a fortnight, into Cuadrilla’s applications to frack at two sites in Lancashire.
“Nowhere is sacred” Hannah Martin, Greenpeace UK “Just days after an historic agreement at the Paris climate summit to move towards a renewable energy future – the UK Government’s gung-ho approach to a new fossil fuel industry is bizarre and irresponsible.” “The future economic benefits of fracking are […]