Three Lancashire MPs – Mark Menzies, Mark Hendrick and Cat Smith – questioned ministers on key fracking issues this week. Read the transcripts of their questions, the government’s answers and other parliamentary business on: Steps to reduce seismic activity Monitoring of abandoned shale gas wells Flaring at shale […]
The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, today urged David Cameron not to overrule the local refusal of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans in Lancashire. Anything that prevented local communities from rejecting fracking would be “fundamentally undemocratic”, she said.
Fracking Week In Westminster resumes after a break for the election campaign. This weekly report, usually posted on Fridays, includes transcripts of parliamentary debates, questions and answers about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. This week: Extracts from The Queen’s speech MPs’ responses to the Speech […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions and answers on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 19th December 21014 Vince Cable’s views on fracking in Ryedale Devolution of drilling powers to Wales Licensing regulation With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com
A question to the drilling industry’s Let’s Talk About Shale initiative has finally been answered, 68 days after it was submitted. Just under half the questions published on the initiative’s website remain unanswered.
Transcripts of this week’s parliamentary questions on Drilling without consent, Alternative energy strategies to fracking Funding for the Environment Agency Flaring on shale gas sites With thanks to http://www.theyworkforyou.com 30/1/14 Question from Jim Cunningham (Coventry South, Labour) What is the Government’s policy towards permitting fracking operators to drill […]
The Guardian reports that the Environment Agency banned Cuadrilla from using a hazardous chemical in its well at Balcombe but gave permission for another substance, despite residents’ concerns. Chris Wick, of the Environment Agency, told a meeting of around 270 Balcombe residents the banned chemical was antimony trioxide, […]