Europa’s scheme to drill for oil near a Surrey beauty spot took a small step forward yesterday with approval of another planning condition.
A fourth survey of residents in Cheshire has found more than 75% oppose fracking.
The campaigns for and against fracking are in full swing in the area south of Sheffield after INEOS announced it would be applying for planning permission for shale gas exploration.
2016 saw the first approvals for high volume hydraulic fracturing in the UK since fracking caused small earthquakes in Lancashire in 2011.
Controversial links made by the police between anti-fracking campaigners and domestic extremism are coming under scrutiny and challenge.
Organisers estimated up to 2,000 anti-fracking campaigners marched through Manchester today as part of the United Against Fracking demonstration. Police estimated the numbers at about 1,000.
All the comments from members of the public in a consultation on oil production in north Lincolnshire oppose the plans, analysis by DrillOrDrop has revealed.