A Ryedale grandmother, who chained herself to the entrance of Third Energy’s fracking site with a Reclaim Democracy banner, said she did it to “prevent serious harm”.
Most of the notes about a recent meeting between a minister and the shale gas industry have been redacted “in the public interest” or because they contained confidential information, a government department has said.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, announced this afternoon it had applied to the government for consent to frack its second horizontal well at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
By Chloe Farand, DeSmog UK. The UK government is recruiting a shale gas commissioner to “facilitate communication” with residents and promote what is sees as the benefits of a new fossil fuel industry. The position was announced days before the government gave the go-ahead for fracking to start in Lancashire.
In this week’s listings Meeting of parliamentary group on impacts of shale gas; The Big Green Britain Chat at Womad Festival; Bike ride between existing and proposed Lancashire fracking sites; Web workshop; Public meeting on Surrey earthquakes and local oil industry; Plus training, fundraisers, gatherings and meetings. Diary […]
A panel of judges at an internationally-recognised tribunal has concluded that governments and industry have failed in their obligations to protect the public from the impacts of fracking.
Cuadrilla seeks to extend protest injunction at Lancashire fracking site – and applies for fracking consent
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it was taking further action to prevent protests outside its site at Preston New Road near Blackpool.