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.
The government is to provide £4.3m towards the cost of policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, Lancashire’s police and crime commissioner confirmed this afternoon.
Events in January and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
2018 was a year of firsts for fracking and the campaigns against it, with successes and setbacks on both sides of the argument.
Guest weekend long read: Lancashire Police tipped off benefit officials about disabled anti-fracking protesters
In this guest post, John Pring, of the Disability News Service, reports on how Lancashire police sent information to a government department about disabled anti-fracking protesters. He also investigates accusations that the force repeatedly targeted vulnerable people at protests.