A community group and an anti-fracking campaigner have lost their legal challenge against the Communities’ Secretary over the way he granted permission for fracking at a site in Lancashire.
New study finds community suffered “collective trauma” over Lancs fracking decisions – plus round-up of other research
Plans to frack for shale gas in Lancashire resulted in individual harm and a “considerable toll” on the local community, even before drilling began, according to a new study.
Lancashire County Council has cut the speed limit on Preston New Road outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site amid concerns about the safety of protesters and motorists.
The Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, should not have approved Cuadrilla’s fracking plans because shale gas regulation was not good enough, the High Court heard this afternoon.
Opponents of plans to frack in Lancashire will be at the High Court in Manchester on Wednesday to challenge the approval of planning permission for Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site.
A leading member of Lancashire County Council joined criticism today of Cuadrilla’s record on planning conditions.
Councillors relax some conditions on Cuadrilla’s Becconsall shale gas site – but refuse other changes
Councillors in Lancashire have increased the rig height and the noise limit for restoration work at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near the Ribble Estuary. But they refused the company’s request for longer working hours and an extended finish date.
50+ events in March 2017 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including two statutory challenges against the government approval of fracking at Preston New Road, plus the start of a nationwide fortnight of direct action, as well as court hearings, planning decisions, energy debates, information events, meetings […]
A group representing people living near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site on the Ribble Estuary has vowed to continue its fight against a bid to relax conditions on noise limits. This is despite advice from officials that the company can’t make noise at the level it wanted at the […]
Legal challenges to a ministerial ruling giving the go ahead to Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road in Lancashire will be heard next month (March).