Senior experts have signed a letter calling for a parliamentary inquiry into the health impacts of fracking.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament, new Derbyshire MP backs local opposition to INEOS shale drilling plans and ministers are quizzed on risks to groundwater, liability of shale gas companies, staffing of regulators and the government’s shale gas team and the Government’s assessment of the Medact report.
In this week’s listings: Launch of local Medact group in Yorkshire Final UK screenings of The Bentley Effect Planning meetings Fundraiser
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.
Encouraging fracking is unsafe and irresponsible, according to a new report, which concludes that the biggest health threat from shale gas is its contribution to global climate change.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of July and later in the year here
40+ key dates and events in July 2016, including film screenings, conferences, meetings, deadlines, presentations and demonstrations. And advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of June and later in the year here […]
A group of environmental campaigners hand-delivered warnings to every UK MP yesterday that they could be in breach of their code of conduct by supporting fracking.
A new report by the health professionals’ charity, Medact, has concluded that fracking for shale gas poses significant risks to public health. The report, published today, calls for an immediate five-year moratorium to allow for an assessment of the effects on health and the environment.