The Home Office has reimbursed another £1.28m to Lancashire Constabulary for the costs of policing Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road.
A government fund to help English councils deal with shale gas planning applications appears to have paid out just 20% of what was available.
Events in March 2020 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
A provisional date has been set for the decision on fracking plans in Lancashire – the first to be considered since the government announced a moratorium last year.
Events in January 2020 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning Deadline for submission of inspectors’ reports on Woodsetts and Ellesmere Port public inquiries Closing date for comments on UKOG bid to extend consents at Broadford Bridge Possible decision dates for planning applications in […]
Opposition to fracking reached 44%, a record high, in the latest government survey of public attitudes to shale gas.
As the government announces a second moratorium on fracking because of earth tremor risks, DrillOrDrop looks back at key events in the past eight years. Please let us know about any important headlines we have missed.
Less than half the arrests at long-running protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site have so far ended in convictions, according to figures from Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.
Cuadrilla has confirmed no more fracking will take place at its shale gas site in Lancashire before a planning deadline at the end of November.
Initial assessments of damage caused by the UK’s largest fracking-induced earth tremor were made by staff from the Cuadrilla’s headquarters, not professional surveyors or insurance experts.