No reason to refuse Roseacre appeal on traffic, says Cuadrilla Cuadrilla told the public inquiry into its fracking plans in Lancashire that lorries traveling to the Roseacre Wood site would not make the roads unsafe.
An exhibition of photographs taken by people concerned about the impacts of fracking goes on display today in Blackpool to coincide with the opening of the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s shale gas applications. The 34 photographs in the collection are each accompanied by a statement by the photographer reflecting […]
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Yesterday the government published an uncensored report on the impacts of shale gas development on rural areas. The document had first been published 11 months ago with more than 60 sections blanked out. But llast month, the Information Commissioner gave Defra, which commissioned the report 30 days to […]
Transcripts and reports of parliamentary debates, questions and answers about fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 30th January 2015 This week Vote on fracking moratorium in the Report stage of the Infrastructure Bill Publication of MPs report on fracking risks Questions on Shale gas […]
The latest amendments to the Infrastructure Bill seek to require the government to take account of the cumulative effects of fracking on a local area. They also propose to prevent drilling without the landowners’ consent at depths above 1,000m.
11th August 2014 The Green MP Caroline Lucas has accused the government of hiding information from the public on fracking after a report on the impact of shale gas on the rural economy was heavily redacted.
The report commissioned by the Government to assess the impact of onshore shale oil and gas development admits to multiple uncertainties and makes assumptions that opponents regularly challenge. Uncertainties The report (released 17/12/13) is part of the preparation for the government’s sale of onshore oil and gas licences […]
A review of Cuadrilla’s corporate social responsibility performance throughout the world was published yesterday (November 11th 2013). The review was commissioned by Friends of the Earth Netherlands and carried out by SOMO, the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, a not-for-profit research organisation which investigates the consequences of […]
The Blackpool Gazette reports Cuadrilla has pulled out of one of its potential fracking sites on the Lancashire coast. The company says it will not seek consent to frack for gas at Anna’s Road in Westby because of “technical constraints related to wintering birds”. Drilling was restricted to a […]