A High Court judge has rejected the legal challenge against planning permission to frack in North Yorkshire.
In the past few minutes a High Court judge has backed plans by Third Energy to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
The High Court has begun hearing a legal challenge to the approval of fracking in North Yorkshire.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Statement and questions on Scottish Government research on fracking Greenhouse gas emissions from unconventional extraction Earthquakes and fracking Shale gas and traffic
The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.
21 events this week including party conference fringe meeting and lobby, Meet the Regulators’ information session, film screenings, campaign launch, council recommendation on IGas shale gas plan in Nottinghamshire, consultation deadline, lobby of Scottish parliament and tea party opposite Buckingham Palace.
Two sides in the fracking debate went head to head at an event in Chichester to discuss the pros and cons of shale gas. On the pro side was Professor Ernest Rutter, of Manchester University, and Dr Nick Riley, formerly of the British Geological Survey. Opposing fracking were Emeritus […]
Despite promises to phase out subsidies to the coal, oil and gas industries, a new report says the UK and other G20 governments are still providing them with massive financial help. Alex Kirby, of Climate News Network, reports in this Guest Post
Researchers behind Nottingham University’s long-running survey of public attitudes to shale gas extraction say the turn against fracking after the Balcombe protests has bottomed-out – but deep-seated unease about fracking remains.
The government has dismissed concerns about the impact of fracking on health, water quality, climate change and local businesses. It also rejected criticism of conflicts of interest and a failure to take part in public debates about fracking.