A shale gas company seeking to do tests on council land will have waited at least a year by the time it gets a decision.
The Scottish Government has turned its back on jobs and manufacturing with its announcement this afternoon on banning fracking, said INEOS shale in the past few minutes. The industry body, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, said the decision was based on “dogma not evidence or geo-political reality.”
Campaigners have identified two sites in Sheffield as possible destinations for fracking waste.
In this week’s listings Exhibitions in Warsop for and against shale gas exploration; “Town hall” meeting to plan fracking research; Court case on Broadford Bridge protests; Green Party co-leader speaking at Preston New Road; Harvest Festival gathering at Kirby Misperton; Fundraising art auction
60+ events in October 2017 about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Anti-fracking demonstrations in Manchester, Lancashire and North Yorkshire; Community exhibitions; Art auction fundraiser; Council decision meetings; Town hall meeting on fracking research; Tour by Canadian campaigner, Jessica Ernst; Global Frackdown day.
Campaigners against fracking who established a camp outside a drilling supply company in Derbyshire have relocated.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Estimated 700+ people march against INEOS plans in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire; I am not a militant activist demonstration at Runcorn in Cheshire; Community picnic against drilling near Surrey beauty spot; Shadow Chancellor […]