Controversial government plans to crack down on protests have been defeated by peers in a series of late night votes.
A peer is seeking to change the law to ban fracking and the licensing of oil and gas exploration.
In this week’s listings Cuadrilla goes to the High Court to seek an injunction over Preston New Road North Yorkshire County Council considers responses to its minerals plan House of Lords debate on shale gas benefits Plus meetings, awareness-raising walk, information events and demonstrations.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: Mark Menzies calls for unannounced inspections of Cuadrilla’s newly approved Lancashire shale gas site Roger Godsiff urges government to take into account greenhouse gas levels before overturning local authority decisions on fracking And peers welcome new fracking powers for Wales
Watchdog’s ban on Greenpeace fracking ad was “substantially flawed” and should be reversed – new ruling
The UK advertising watchdog has overturned its ban on a Greenpeace advert which said experts agreed that fracking would not cut energy bills.
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In this Fracking Week in Westminster Imposing fracking on unwilling communities Fracking’s north-south divide Licence to frack in York Call for fast-track fracking Educating the public on shale gas
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: The basis of government claims about revenue and jobs generated by shale gas Fracking on the northern coast of Northern Ireland The impact of shale gas on UK carbon budgets Energy minister’s inconvenient truth for anti-fracking protesters Unconventional gas in Wales Thanks […]
Two peers have urged the government to ensure the south is not treated differently from the north over exploration for shale oil and gas.
Plans to make it easier to dispose of radioactive waste underground took another step forward yesterday afternoon (25th February 2015).