Preparation for fracking at a site in a North Yorkshire village saw nitrogen oxides pollution peak to levels comparable with the morning rush hour in North Kensington, research has revealed.
The shale gas company, IGas, said today it could drill 80 wells by this time next year, with the “right government support”.
A formal complaint has been lodged about a BBC interview with the chief executive of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla.
A council which backed fracking nearly six years ago has adopted new planning rules that could restrict proposals for the controversial process.
More than 700 environmental organisations, climate campaigners, physicians and community groups are asking Ireland to introduce a resolution at the United Nations General Assembly to ban fracking.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog has accepted it did not inspect the management of silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog is facing questions from MPs over the way it monitored risks from silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
The Australian mining company that owns Cuadrilla is back in profit, partly thanks to benefits from the UK tax system.
The energy minister has confirmed that a small-scale form of fracking, planned for a site in Lincolnshire, is not covered by the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
A key document needed to allow small-scale fracking at Wressle in north Lincolnshire has not yet been approved.