The campaign group, Talk Fracking, has won a challenge against government support in planning policy for fracking.
This post has news updates from the eleventh day of the inquiry into IGas plans to test its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
Twenty-nine academics have called on governments and scientists to withdraw their support for fracking because of its climate change impacts.
Less than a quarter of people support relaxing the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors, according to results of a new survey published today.
A government adviser has been accused of “negligent failure” for refusing to revise a report on the health impacts of fracking.
An anti-fracking campaign group has lodged a formal complaint against the government over a public consultation on changing the planning rules for shale gas drilling.
UK fracking tremor rules “absurd and unworkable”, says Ineos – campaigners accuse company of “aggressive and misinformed attack”
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder has accused the government of “shutting down shale by the backdoor” with rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.