DrillOrDrop investigates the costs of a long-running planning battle over Surrey oil drilling plans which ended suddenly last week.
Councils dealing with planning applications for shale gas developments were invited today to bid for a share of £1.2m.
Two leading academics called this afternoon for independent funding for research into community engagement and public attitudes to shale gas.
Campaigners against oil exploration at Horse Hill near Gatwick are planning a march and mass cycle to the site next week.
Lancashire anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Louise Rothery, told people on Saturday’s Time to Act climate march in London it was time to get mad and roar.
A month ago today, on Thursday July 25th, Cuadrilla began moving equipment onto its exploratory drilling site near Balcombe in West Sussex. Anti-fracking campaigners gathered outside the gates and successfully stopped lorries getting into the site. By 11am, campaigners had established a camp on the verge alongside and vowed […]
Who says it will? Michael Fallon, Minister for Energy and Business “The potential prize is huge: cheaper bills for everybody” (31/7/13) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/10213985/The-potential-prize-from-fracking-is-huge.html Prime Minister, David Cameron Fracking has “real potential to drive energy bills down”. (11/8/13) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10236664/We-cannot-afford-to-miss-out-on-shale-gas.html Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne “This is a major new energy source […]