Conservative-controlled East Yorkshire council has voted overwhelmingly against fracking locally in one of the first formal reactions to the government’s lifting of the moratorium in England.
Councillors in East Yorkshire are to debate opposing fracking in the county.
County councillors in East Yorkshire have rejected calls to declare a climate emergency for a second time.
Five Conservative MPs defied the Government in a vote this evening on fracking conditions in the Infrastructure Bill.
More people would prefer a windfarm than a fracking plant if they had to choose which was built in their local area, according to the pollng organisation Survation. In a study for yesterday’s Mail on Sunday, Survation found that 68.1% of people would choose a windfarm, compared with […]
Last week, the European Parliament voted by 354 votes to 300 to extend compulsory Environmental Impact Assessments to hydraulic fracturing operations. The vote among UK MEPs was 29 in favour and 32 against. 8 UK MEPs were absent and 4 didn’t vote. Most […]
Update to Timeline – September 2013 16/9/13 West Sussex County Council fails in its attempt in the High Court to get an order to evict campaigners from the roadside at Cuadrilla’s exploration site at Balcombe. The court adjourned the case, ruling that there was a need to balance obtaining […]