Researchers meeting in Birmingham this week are to discuss a major study which aims to update evidence on the impact of fracking.
Planners at West Sussex Council have recommended granting planning permission for another 12 months at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site near Billingshurst.
This round-up, compiled by Jack Lampkin and Ruth Hayhurst, looks at recent studies about fracking. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
DrillorDrop’s digest of November’s news about fracking, shale, onshore oil and gas developments and campaigns in the UK and around the world.
Government delayed release of shale impact report until after Lancashire fracking decisions – read the emails
Emails released today show that the Government deliberately delayed the full release of a report on fracking impacts – which it had been ordered to publish – until after the decisions on Cuadrilla’s shale gas applications.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Tim Farron on local challenges to government fracking decisions Calum Kerr on potential threats to biodiversity Fiona Bruce on the impact of fracking on local communities Tom Blenkinsop on fracking and jobs Grant Shapps on simplified planning for shale gas Justin Madders […]
Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.