A council which backed fracking nearly six years ago has adopted new planning rules that could restrict proposals for the controversial process.
A tree planting scheme on the site of a former oil site in the South Downs National Park has failed.
An oil company has won consent to continue the disposal of liquid radioactive waste in the South Downs National Park.
IGas has appealed against the refusal of planning consent for its oil site at Avington in the South Downs National Park.
IGas should not be allowed to dispose of radioactive wastewater in a well at its Singleton oil site in the South Downs, campaigners have argued.
A policy requiring a distance of 500m between homes and fracking sites in North Yorkshire got official backing today – but the fracking industry immediately threatened to challenge it in court.
Planners in the North York Moors appealed to INEOS to abandon plans to explore for shale gas under the national park. But according to minutes of a meeting last month INEOS refused.
The South Downs National Park Authority has announced that a planning application for oil drilling and production at Markwells Wood in West Sussex has been withdrawn.
Planners in the South Downs have demanded more information on the effects of plans to drill new wells and produce oil for 20 years.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Caroline Lucas asks about flood risk in drilling areas Chris Matheson asks about the methane leak in Porter Ranch, California Peers debate whether an amendment to a new bill could promote fracking in National Parks Thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts