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 […]
The government is proposing to ban fracking from the surface of England’s best natural and landscape areas. Details here
Our digest of October’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them – in the UK and around the world.
A supporter of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack in Lancashire will be allowed to take an active part in the forthcoming public inquiry into the company’s planning applications.
Friends of the Earth says 7,000 people have supported its ongoing action against funding by Barclays Bank for a company that wants to frack in North Yorkshire.
Cuadrilla Resources has confirmed it has reported a fracking leaflet produced by Friends of the Earth to the Advertising Standards Authority, saying it was misleading and scaremongering. The company says it has also reported FoE to the Charity Commission.
Councillors in Trafford voted tonight to approve plans by IGas that could lead to 25 years of coal bed methane production from a site next to M60 in Davyhulme.