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: 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
Environmental permit for shale gas drilling at Tinker Lane in Notts – no groundwater monitoring required
A second shale gas site has come a step closer in north Nottinghamshire.
A group campaigning to prevent fracking at a field at Little Plumpton near Blackpool has said it is surprised at plans by Cuadrilla to drill four groundwater monitoring boreholes on the site.
Local councillors vote next week on the first plan to frack in Yorkshire. There’s no official recommendation yet on whether Third Energy’s scheme at Kirby Misperton should be approved. But if it is, officers at Ryedale District Council have said fracking should not be allowed on Sundays. The vote […]
The Planning Inspectorate announced today it has granted permission for monitoring and site restoration at the Grange Hill exploration site near Singleton in Lancashire. But it has refused the company’s application for costs.
People in Misson in north Nottinghamshire have voted overwhelmingly against plans by IGas to drill two exploratory shale gas wells near the village.