A member on Cheshire West and Chester Council is calling for a local referendum on plans by INEOS to frack for shale gas in her area.
Support for fracking in the UK has fallen to its lowest level, according to a regular public opinion poll for the government.
As expected, IGas has announced it is preparing to submit a new planning application to explore for hydrocarbons in Bassetlaw.
North Yorkshire County Council has set the date to consider Third Energy’s proposal to frack for shale gas at its site at Kirby Misperton The council’s planning committee will meet to vote on the planning application in four weeks’ time on Friday 20 May 2016 at County Hall […]
A former climate diplomat has accused the government of treating people with deception and cynicism over the regulation of fracking.
A new strategy in West Sussex seeks to prevent almost all oil and gas development in the South Downs National Park and the county’s two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Rules on fracking, set out in the Infrastructure Act, came into force today. They are in section 50 of the act, which sets the depth at which fracking is prohibited and creates an official definition based on the volume of fluid used. The rules also identify requirements that […]