As the dust settles on the government’s fracking U-turn, former ministerial adviser professor Peter Styles explains why definitions matter and how one part of England could be excluded from the moratorium.
People living in the area of Surrey hit by earthquakes last summer felt another tremor this morning.
Campaigners in southern England have criticised what they say is a “gaping hole” in the regulations covering the use of acid on oil sites.
A 0.8 magnitude earth tremor was recorded today near Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road on the edge of Blackpool.
Friends of the Earth has called for a ban on the use of acid to stimulate the flow of oil and gas in onshore wells.
INEOS has begun the planning process for a second site for shale gas exploration – this time in Rotherham borough.
Friends of the Earth is fighting off criticism from the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, and the advertising watchdog.