One of the UK’s leading public health experts heard testimony today about the stress of living with fracking from neighbours of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.
The government has resumed its quarterly survey of public attitudes to fracking and shale gas. The latest results, published this morning, show support for fracking stands at 15%, down 3 percentage points, and opposition at 31%, down 1 point.
40+ events about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning, including: Legal challenge against ministerial statements on planning rules for shale gas; Regional meeting for anti-fracking groups in South Yorkshire and E Midlands; Surrey countryside symposium; End of consultation on Lancashire minerals plan Reclaim the Power national […]
In this week’s listings: Deadline for comments on government consultation on changes to shale gas planning rules; Parliamentary meeting on government’s permitted development and NSIP proposals; Public meeting on production plans for Horse Hill oil site in Surrey; Film screenings; Campaign meetings.
Lancashire Police said today it was using drones to film the area around Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
The eight-day inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans for the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane ended at lunchtime today.
Decisions about fracking lack legitimacy because the public perceive that decision-makers lack expertise. That’s a key finding of new research into how people likely to be affected by fracking see the process of deciding on shale gas proposals.