The West Lancashire MP, Rosie Cooper, has urged people to oppose a plan to frack for shale gas near Formby.
An estimated 350 people attended an event near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site to discuss the impacts of fracking on residents.
Rain failed to stop opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Roseacre Wood from gathering for a rally outside the re-opened inquiry this morning.
In this week’s listings: energy ministers questioned by parliamentary select committee, plus performances, presentations, meetings, film screenings and four events near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site.
The Prime Minister has intervened in proposals for a shale wealth fund to include an option to make direct payments to people affected by fracking.
Councillors and anti-fracking groups are planning a series of meetings in Sefton and West Lancashire in response to plans by the oil and gas company, Aurora Energy Resources, to carry out 3D seismic surveying.