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.
Councillors in Nottinghamshire have backed IGas’s plans for a second shale gas site in the county – but by a margin of just one vote.
Friends of the Earth released a document today which it says contains evidence that the chemical company, INEOS, is planning to drill for shale gas in Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire.
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A local newspaper supplement about shale gas in the East Midlands has attracted three formal complaints to the advertising watchdog.
DrillOrDrop has identified some of the key arguments over Friends of the Earth’s disputed fund-raising leaflet about fracking.
Friends of the Earth is fighting off criticism from the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, and the advertising watchdog.
Friends of the Earth has agreed not to repeat claims it made in a leaflet about the effects of fracking.