A Conservative MP from a constituency with an Ineos shale gas site is seeking to introduce legislation to stop fracking companies causing earthquakes.
Environmental campaigners are counting on protesters and senior judges to protect hard-fought rights which they say are under threat from powerful and wealthy onshore oil and gas companies.
Two environmental campaigners who challenged Ineos’ injunction against shale gas protests have won the right to go to the Court of Appeal.
An internationally-recognised tribunal will begin examining evidence today on whether fracking breaches human rights.
In this week’s listings: Hydrocarbon day at Examination in Public of North Yorkshire Minerals Plan; Green Party co-leader, Jonathan Bartley, and Ecotricity founder, Dale Vince, visit Preston New Road; Plaque unveiled to remember last year’s 120-mile No Fracking Way; Presentation of 100,000+ signature petition against drilling near Leith Hill; […]
The Infrastructure Act unexpectedly made news last week with the closure of a loophole on fracking consent. Fracking in the UK now looks unlikely in 2017. But 2018 could be very different, with fracking now expected at two sites and shale gas companies looking for new locations. In this guest […]
In a last attempt to stop fracking at Kirby Misperton, Friends of the Earth has asked North Yorkshire Police to investigate whether bats will be at risk from Third Energy’s planned operation.
In this week’s events listing: continued protests at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, consultation opening, presentations, debates, meetings, film screenings and training.
As anti-fracking groups prepare to take legal action over recent shale gas decisions, the government has announced changes which could make future challenges more expensive.
Councillors deciding Third Energy’s fracking application in North Yorkshire were given “misleading” information about bats flying over the wellsite, Friends of the Earth said today.