Support for fracking has risen and opposition fallen, according to results from a government survey published today.
Officials have supported plans by UK Oil & Gas for a new drilling site near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey despite opposition from local people and councils. A report published this evening has recommended the application be approved by the county council’s planning committee next week. It […]
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.
Plans by IGas to drill and frack for shale gas on Ince Marshes in Cheshire appear to have been shelved.
The policing operation outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site has ended, Lancashire Constabulary has confirmed.
Industry and government blamed public opposition to fracking for the slow progress of the UK shale gas industry, according to a secret official report finally released.
Opposition to fracking reached 44%, a record high, in the latest government survey of public attitudes to shale gas.
The government has revealed there was overwhelming opposition to its plans – now shelved – to speed up development of the shale gas industry.
The prime minister has been warned that government support for fracking risks losing the Conservatives seats at the general election.
The West Lancashire MP, Rosie Cooper, has urged people to oppose a plan to frack for shale gas near Formby.