In this week’s listings Decision meeting on Horse Hill and Leith Hill oil drilling proposals; Anti-fracking community strategy meeting in Lancashire; Three-day oil and gas masterclass; IGas drop-in event about Ince Marshes plans; Are we going to be fracked? presentations.
Anti-fracking campaigners in England have been responding this afternoon to the announcement that the Scottish Government is extending indefinitely the moratorium on unconventional oil and gas. We’ll update this post as more comment comes in.
In a last attempt to stop fracking at Kirby Misperton, Friends of the Earth has asked North Yorkshire Police to investigate whether bats will be at risk from Third Energy’s planned operation.
The High Court has told the UK government to change some new rules for environmental court cases to protect those taking legal action.
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.