As expected, Cuadrilla has been allowed to dispose of rainwater collecting on its Preston New Road fracking site in a nearby stream.
Another report commissioned by opponents of oil exploration, has criticised plans by Europa to drill near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam handed in a petition with more than 102,400 signatures to the Environment Agency this evening.
By Kathryn McWhirter Community campaigners against drilling for oil near Leith Hill plan to hand a 100,000+-strong petition to the Environment Agency at a meeting this week in Dorking. But at a press conference yesterday, Environment Agency staff said they were not prepared to be seen receiving the […]
In this week’s listings: Hydrocarbon day at Examination in Public of North Yorkshire Minerals Plan; Green Party co-leader, Jonathan Bartley, and Ecotricity founder, Dale Vince, visit Preston New Road; Plaque unveiled to remember last year’s 120-mile No Fracking Way; Presentation of 100,000+ signature petition against drilling near Leith Hill; […]
The Environment Agency has re-arranged a public information meeting about Europa’s oil exploration plans in Surrey, after last week’s event was cancelled.
The Environment Agency has said it is considering granting a permit for oil exploration at the Bury Hill Wood site, near Leith Hill in Surrey. But before reaching a final decision, the organisation says it wants to consult the public.
A new planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is expected by the end of April, one of the partners in the project has said.
Researchers at Edinburgh University have warned that cost of waste treatment and a shortage of specialist facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK.