The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
More than 600 academics, politicians and campaigners signed a letter calling on the government to replace the current moratorium on fracking with an outright ban.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
A peer is seeking to change the law to ban fracking and the licensing of oil and gas exploration.
As the election draws to a close, campaigner Ada Zaffina sets out for the new government what she thinks is wrong with the moratorium on fracking.
The shale gas company, Ineos, has installed new protest injunction notices at its proposed exploration site at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
A public inquiry which opens tomorrow into oil plans in north Lincolnshire could see the first examination of the government moratorium on fracking.
Cuadrilla has confirmed no more fracking will take place at its shale gas site in Lancashire before a planning deadline at the end of November.
Anti-fracking campaigners have accused Cuadrilla of leaving local people “in the dark” as more equipment was removed off the company’s Preston New Road site this week.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, confirmed it had resumed deliveries to its fracking site near Blackpool at 5.30am this morning.