6th June 2014 New research for Greenpeace in Sussex found two-thirds of respondents wanted a temporary ban on fracking. About three-quarters wanted a public debate on fracking before planning authorities made decisions on whether it should go ahead.
4th June 2014 As expected, the government included plans in this morning’s Queen’s Speech to allow fracking companies to drill under land without permission.
13th May 2014 Doug Parr, chief scientist of Greenpeace, told a major conference on shale gas that the industry had to become trustworthy if it wanted public support.
3/2/14 Greenpeace reported today that a group of Sussex residents have formed the first legal blockade to stop a drilling site. The charity says solicitors acting on behalf of the residents have written to the Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, and the exploration company, Celtique Energie, to say they […]