Fracking Week in Parliament Fracking is being imposed against the wishes of people in North Yorkshire, a Conservative peer said this afternoon.
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, supported campaigners taking peaceful direct action at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
A mother from a shale gas area in Pennsylvania has urged UK politicians to learn from American mistakes and use robust planning to protect communities from fracking.
Opponents of fracking have accused a parliamentary group on shale gas regulation of being biased in favour of the industry and failing to reflect the views of communities that might be affected.
Our digest of February’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
The Labour MP for Chester, Chris Matheson, has called on IGas to contribute to the costs of the eviction of an anti-fracking camp at its coal bed methane site at Upton on the edge of the city.
Opponents of fracking in Ryedale took their message directly to their MP yesterday (30/1/2016) with a protest outside Kevin Hollinrake’s constituency surgery in Thirsk.
MP Kevin Hollinrake has defended his decision to survey supporters in his Thirsk and Malton constituency on fracking.
The MP who represents the North Yorkshire village where Third Energy wants to carry out fracking has resigned as the vice-chair of an industry-funded parliamentary group on unconventional oil and gas.