Government advisors have told the new prime minister the UK can’t rely on shale gas to solve the cost-of-living crisis.
In this guest post, the organisation representing farmers and both small and large landowners in Yorkshire put key questions on fracking to Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss.
A government department has confirmed it has acted on a threat of legal action from the onshore shale gas industry over the moratorium on fracking.
Rathlin Energy has confirmed it is seeking to extend road closures around its West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire until autumn 2022.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog has accepted it did not inspect the management of silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
Campaigners have urged planners to drop their support for more time at an oil exploration site in West Sussex.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, helped the former shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel, prepare for a radio interview, according to emails she deleted.
The government must not lock-in higher greenhouse gas emissions in the Covid-19 recovery package, its adviser on climate change said today.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
A Balcombe resident has welcomed the report by West Sussex planners opposing Angus Energy’s proposed three-year well test in the village.