The shale gas firm, Cuadrilla has confirmed that drilling began today at its site at near Blackpool.
A judge at the High Court has dismissed a case that the government acted unlawfully when it extended a licence to explore for gas in Cheshire.
INEOS Shale sent the National Trust a pre-action legal letter yesterday warning of court action over access to land in Nottinghamshire.
In this week’s listings: Divestment and green jobs rally at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site Angus Energy conference call Continuing direct action against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans Cake at the Gate gatherings at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site Campaign training sessions Planning meetings
Cuadrilla’s bid to change rules for Lancs shale gas site raises concerns about “intensified fracking”
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is being urged to explain why it is seeking changes to the environmental permit for its site near Blackpool.
Two-thirds of people surveyed in Lancashire opposed fracking within five miles of their home, according to a new poll published today.
Drone pictures taken yesterday show surface water at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
In this week’s update: Monday morning lock-on at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site in West Sussex Protest at Broadford Bridge as local media are shown the site Friends of the Earth visit Preston New Road Photo call at the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest
About 80 opponents of fracking from across Europe joined a protest today outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, where drilling is expected to start imminently.
Labour comes out against fracking – but will its candidates in shale gas constituencies back the ban?
As predicted, Labour’s manifesto, published this morning, includes a promise to ban fracking.