The Environment Agency has made five visits to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site since November 2016, of which one was unannounced, according to written parliamentary answers this week.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament Graham Jones on the cost of policing anti-fracking protests Mark Menzies on action over Lancashire’s recommendations on fracking health risks
The Conservative MP for the area where Cuadrilla wants to frack in Lancashire asked the most parliamentary questions about shale gas and fracking in 2016.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament Mark Menzies on fracking and health Baroness Jones on fracking and counter-terrorism Geraint Davies on fracking and methane emissions, twice Liam Kerr on Scottish Conservative support for shale gas
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Two Conservatives from shale gas areas quiz the government on fracking impacts: Mark Menzies (Fylde) asks about health and air quality monitoring Fiona Bruce (Congleton) asks about impacts on communities
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Caroline Flint on funding energy efficiency from shale tax revenues Alan Brown and Tom Elliott on plans for a shale wealth fund Mark Menzies on re-opening the Roseacre Wood public inquiry Baroness Jones on fracking opposition and counter terrorism
A group campaigning against fracking at a site near Blackpool has called on the Prime Minister to honour her pledge to fight burning injustice and stand up for all, not just the privileged few.
Top news in this Fracking Week in Politics: Responsibility for fracking regulation Shale gas emissions UK energy policy and the Paris Agreement on climate change Inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans The SNP and shale gas
Top stories in this Fracking Week in Politics: Government statements on the Committee on Climate Change report on shale gas Roger Godsiff on local views and Cuadrilla’s Lancashire appeals Callum McCaig on Freedom of Information and commercial sensitivity Chris Matheson on “back-door” tax breaks for fracking Lord Maude on speeding up […]
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Questions, statements and replies about Shale gas wealth fund Role of shale gas in UK future energy Fracking regulations Onshore exploration licences