Politicians are calling for evidence on the cumulative effects of shale gas exploration and extraction.
The Conservative MP, Lee Rowley, who objected to INEOS plans in his constituency, is the chair of a new group at Westminster investigating the impact of shale gas.
Fracking Week in Parliament. The Business Secretary, Greg Clark, was urged again this week not to approve Third Energy’s bid to frack in North Yorkshire.
Fracking Week in Parliament A senior member of the government has flagged up plans to take major shale gas decisions out of local council control.
INEOS has commissioned the former Labour MP for North East Derbyshire, Natascha Engel, to a write a booklet on shale gas.
Shale gas will bring wholesale industrialisation and change the countryside for decades, Tory MP tells debate
The Conservative MP for INEOS’s first proposed shale gas site has told the government “we do not want the kind of industrialisation this would bring”.
In this week’s listing Launch of Netpol report on policing at anti-fracking protests; Parliamentary debate on fracking in Cheshire; Nottingham County Council motion on seismic testing ; Don’t frack the commonwheel presented to Westminster.