A parliamentary bill to limit earthquakes caused by fracking has passed its first stage unopposed today.
Plastic streamers, used to deter birds from an Ineos shale gas site in south Yorkshire, have turned up as rubbish in nearby woods and hedgerows.
Planners are recommending Rotherham council withdraws its objection to Ineos’s shale gas site at Woodsetts on highways grounds.
A Conservative MP from a constituency with an Ineos shale gas site is seeking to introduce legislation to stop fracking companies causing earthquakes.
Three law lords have reserved their decision in an appeal against the protest injunction granted to the fracking company, Ineos.
Anti–fracking campaigners from the East Midlands and South Yorkshire took their message to Westminster today.
The injunction against anti-fracking protests granted to Ineos is already breaching rights to freedom of speech, the court of appeal heard today.