Both Conservative leadership contenders have said they’re in favour of fracking if it has local support – but so far neither have explained how this would be measured or proved.
Council officials have supported plans for more time at an undeveloped well site in Lincolnshire, where the only work carried out since 2014 has been on the site entrance.
The operator of a Lincolnshire oil site, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, has been accused of “planning by stealth”.
The protest tactic of locking on – used as far back as the Suffragettes – could become a criminal offence under new changes to the Policing Bill.
DrillOrDrop’s updated diary of events in autumn 2021 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
More than one thousand people have signed a petition against oil production in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
A petition against plans to restrict protests has been signed by more than 600,000 people, the organisers said today.
A parliamentary petition against legislation that has sparked protests across the UK is to be debated by MPs later this month.
Government proposals to relax the planning rules for shale gas sites are due to be discussed for the first time in the chamber of the House of Commons.
Three petitions with a total of 300,000+ signatures were handed in this morning to the government, opposing its plans to fast-track fracking decisions in England.