The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has announced it will not appeal against the refusal of planning permission for a second shale gas site in Lancashire.
Anti–fracking campaigners from the East Midlands and South Yorkshire took their message to Westminster today.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at a second site near Blackpool were celebrating this afternoon at the government’s decision to refuse permission. Full Details
Cuadrilla issued a statement this afternoon in response to the decision by the local government secretary, James Brokenshire, to refuse permission for the company’s drilling and fracking plans at Roseacre Wood, near Blackpool. Full details
The government has refused planning permission for Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Roseacre Wood, near Blackpool.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2019
The Mayor of Malton, in North Yorkshire, has failed in his attempt to bring a legal challenge against the government over the definition of fracking. But he said he had won important concessions in his campaign to restrict the shale gas industry.