Frack Free Isle of Wight has welcomed news that the island’s council has halted all planning decisions during the covid-19 outbreak.
The potential cost to the public of decommissioning fracking sites is to be investigated by the government’s spending watchdog.
Events in July 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
A parliamentary group is seeking expert evidence on earthquakes caused by fracking.
People have been excluded from a public consultation over fracking chemicals by the use of technical language, an industrial chemist has complained.
Opposition to fracking has risen to near record levels in the latest government public attitudes survey with a big increase in concern about earthquakes. Support for fracking fell to a joint record low.
2018 was a year of firsts for fracking and the campaigns against it, with successes and setbacks on both sides of the argument.