Proposals to test the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex would compromise the protected landscape of the High Weald, council planners said today.
Campaigners from Europe and North America have met a senior member of the United Nations to call for a ban on fracking.
The council where Aurora Energy Resources wants to drill and frack two shale gas wells has confirmed it continues to object to the process.
A group of 143 doctors, nurses and health specialists has called on Theresa May to ban fracking in her final fortnight in office.
An investigation among people living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site has revealed that most believed fracking was bad for health, wildlife and the wider environment.
The largest UK education union has formally opposed Ineos sponsorship of a children’s running scheme because of the company’s interests in fracking for shale gas.
People have been excluded from a public consultation over fracking chemicals by the use of technical language, an industrial chemist has complained.