Council planners have supported proposals for a one-year well test at the controversial Balcombe oil site in West Sussex, which saw daily protests in summer 2013.
Lancashire Police has disclosed that 220 allegations of misconduct were made against its officers at anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site – but only 15 were upheld.
A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
The public consultation on plans by UK Oil & Gas to drill for oil and gas at Dunsfold in Surrey has been extended by three weeks.
Residents near a proposed oil and gas exploration site in Surrey are calling for an extension to the public consultation period on the scheme.
Most of the notes about a recent meeting between a minister and the shale gas industry have been redacted “in the public interest” or because they contained confidential information, a government department has said.
West Sussex has a last chance next month to strengthen controls on the use of acid in oil and gas operations.