The latest findings from the government’s quarterly Wave tracker survey, published this morning, put support for fracking at 18%.
Cuadrilla is seeking to raise the height of the rig and the volume of noise it can make at a Lancashire shale gas site next to an internationally-important bird reserve.
Parish councillors in the area picked by INEOS for what could be its first shale gas planning application have voted unanimously against the proposals.
A play about a campaign against fracking, which sold out every performance at Chichester Festival Theatre earlier this year, is to go on a regional tour.
Opposition to fracking for shale gas has risen to a record high and support is at the lowest level so far, according to a government survey of public attitudes.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world. InfraStrata puts Swanage gas drilling plans on hold SW Energy gives up Forest of Dean and Wiltshire gas exploration licences Nottinghamshire planners recommend approval of […]
A majority of adults in a Cheshire village where IGas has bought land for shale exploration think fracking would be a bad thing, according to a new survey.
Theresa May’s idea to give money to people living near shale gas sites has failed to convince a majority to support fracking, according to new research.
Support for fracking has risen slightly, according to the latest survey in ongoing government research. But the proportion who “strongly support” fracking has dropped to its lowest level.
Two sides in the fracking debate went head to head at an event in Chichester to discuss the pros and cons of shale gas. On the pro side was Professor Ernest Rutter, of Manchester University, and Dr Nick Riley, formerly of the British Geological Survey. Opposing fracking were Emeritus […]