IGas proposals to explore for gas at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire were incompatible with UK commitments to limit temperature rise, a climate change expert will warn next month.
Councillors in Lancashire are calling on the government to suspend fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool because of earth tremors.
People living in two new housing estates in Ellesmere Port have complained that they didn’t know about proposals for gas exploration nearby.
Planning officers have for the third time recommended approval of proposals by Egdon Resources for 15 years of oil production at its site at Wressle near Scunthorpe.
Cuadrilla has announced it expects to begin fracking near Blackpool in the next week.
A resident from Harthill in South Yorkshire is bringing a legal challenge over the decision to approve exploratory drilling by Ineos in the village.
The public inquiry into IGas plans to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire will be in January next year (2019).