A committee of MPs called today for a moratorium on fracking in the UK. The cross-party Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) said fracking was inconsistent with the UK’s legal duties to limit global climate change.It also said fracking should be halted because of uncertainties about other risks to the environment.
Both sides in the fracking debate are lobbying hard as they go into a crucial week. Growing numbers of MPs are backing calls for a moratorium ahead of the first vote on fracking by the House of Commons. Cuadrilla is offering to spend millions to get its planning […]
Key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas Westminster rally against oil and gas clauses in the Infrastructure Bill Report stage of Infrastructure Bill Lancashire County Council planning meeting on Cuadrilla’s applications to frack in Fylde Rallies against Cuadrilla’s Fylde applications No Fracking Falkirk rally and more
The latest amendments to the Infrastructure Bill include a new Government clause which would require ministers to ask for guidance on the climate impacts of onshore oil and gas. A group of Lib Dem MPs has submitted a similar amendment.
Two groups of MPs from five political parties will call for a moratorium on fracking when the Infrastructure Bill is debated on Monday (January 26th).
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 16th January 2015 This week Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill discussed amendments on fracking Three calls for full publication of a redacted report on impacts of fracking on rural […]
Key events and activities in January on fracking and onshore oil and gas, including the Infrastructure Bill vote, demonstrations and decisions on Cuadrilla’s Fylde planning applications. Wednesday 21st January Petition hand-in to Lancashire County Council on Cuadrilla planning applications, 9am-10am, County Hall, Preston PR1 8RL Details
Sussex businesswoman, Beki Adam, reflects on her conversation with her neighbour, the Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham Tim Loughton, at Wednesday’s lobby of parliament on the Infrastructure Bill and fracking access I pointed out to Tim Loughton that in the very same building we were meeting, […]
On Wednesday January 14th, anti-fracking campaigners representing groups from across the UK lobbied their MPs in the House of Commons.
DrillOrDrop.com reviews this afternoon’s discussion of Labour amendments to clauses on fracking in the Infrastructure Bill Notification of fracking proposals Labour sought to require operators to notify people individually of drilling under their properties, reversing a government decision, which came into effect in January last year. Currently operators […]