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.
50+ events in June 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas including: Public inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans at Marsh Lane, Derbyshire; Block Around the Clock rally and blockade at Preston New Road; Deadline for comments on Balcombe environment permit and for participation in Clumber […]