The shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel, who resigned last night, had more than twice as many appointments with business than residents, according to government records. But we won’t know what she discussed with fracking companies because she reportedly deleted emails and meeting notes.
The shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel has resigned after just over six months, she has told a national newspaper.
“UK support for new fossil fuels is beyond absurd” – how politicians and industry responded to Greta Thunberg
The 16-year-old Swedish climate campaigner, Greta Thunberg, has described the UK’s support for shale gas as “irresponsible” and “beyond absurd”.
The shale gas industry was warned today it must tackle the problem of who pays for decommissioning if the operator goes out of business.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.
A parliamentary group is seeking expert evidence on earthquakes caused by fracking.
The public inquiry into IGas plans to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port resumes in Chester next week.