This post has live news updates from the opening of the public inquiry into Ineos Upstream’s shale gas plans in the South Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
The South Yorkshire MP, Sir Kevin Barron, has joined a residents’ campaign against Ineos plans to explore for shale gas in the village of Woodsetts.
Events in June 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
New proposals by Ineos have emerged for a 3m high noise barrier running for more than 100m alongside its site earmarked for shale gas exploration in the south Yorkshire green belt.
A legal challenge to restrictions on protests outside oil sites in southern England has prompted conflicting statements from an oil company and campaigners.
The largest UK education union has formally opposed Ineos sponsorship of a children’s running scheme because of the company’s interests in fracking for shale gas.
Two years ago today, Ineos Upstream, the UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder, submitted its first formal plans for an exploration site.