The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder has accused the government of “shutting down shale by the backdoor” with rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
A cross-party group of 200 current and former MPs has called for the parliamentary pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.
The Conservative MP whose constituency includes Cuadrilla’s fracking site has urged the government to scrap its proposals designed to speed up shale gas decisions.
The government was warned this morning to drop proposals to change the planning rules on shale gas.
Fracking Week in Parliament Cuadrilla has been asked to address surface water management on its site at Preston New Road, as a priority, the Environment Minister wrote last week.
This week’s diary features two parliamentary evidence sessions, three county council meetings, a two-day conference, a consultation deadline, film screening, party and two planning meetings.
This week’s diary features the United Against Fracking national rally in Manchester, plus four film screenings, two parliamentary meetings, as well as talks, discussions, a lecture and debate. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings […]