An open letter from two doctors has accused the energy minister, Claire Perry, of using Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool to study the impact of toxic chemical emissions on people. Consultants’ letter to Claire Perry
The British Geological Survey has installed two seismic monitors in Surrey to track earthquakes following a recent cluster centred near Newdigate.
A report relied upon by the Government in its support for shale gas extraction is to be updated.
A resident’s group in Surrey has discovered a loophole in oil and gas regulations that allow some wells to be stimulated or used for reinjection without specific controls.
Two women chained themselves to railings outside a Conservative Party building in Pickering this morning in protest at Third Energy’s plans to frack in the area.
Third Energy should be denied consent to frack in North Yorkshire because it failed to carry out monitoring correctly, Friends of the Earth said this morning.
Independent experts are to begin monitoring wells, boreholes and air quality around an oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex on behalf of residents.
UK Oil & Gas Investments has described early results from its oil exploration well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex as “highly positive and ground-breaking”.
People who want to find out more about fracking in the Fylde area of Lancashire are being urged to attend the first town hall-style public meeting on the subject for more than two years.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has published environmental monitoring data from its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.