On 31st October, we asked Cuadrilla to respond to a report on the impact of shale gas extraction on public health. This had been commissioned by Lancashire County Council as part of the process to assess Cuadrilla’s applications to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood and Preston New […]
A councillor for residents in the Fylde area of Lancashire, where Cuadrilla wants to frack, has called on the government to bring in tougher regulation for the shale gas industry before operations begin.
The prospect of Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking sites near Blackpool is already causing fear, anxiety, stress, sleep disturbance and depression among people living nearby, according to study for Lancashire County Council.
Lancashire County Council said today it needs more time to make a decision on Cuadrilla’s planning applications to drill and hydraulic fracture up to eight gas wells in the Fyld near Blackpool.