Moving decisions on fracking plans to a national level contradicts the principles of localism and would probably exacerbate mistrust between communities and the industry, MPs said today.
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder declared a loss of more than £10m for 2017.
A report relied upon by the Government in its support for shale gas extraction is to be updated.
Campaigners call for fracking moratorium in former mining areas after new report reveals shale gas plans overlooked key geological data
Fracking companies have failed to use all available geological data when applying for planning permission, according to a report launched at Westminster this afternoon.
In this week’s listings: Two ministers give evidence to select committee inquiry on fracking planning guidance; Parliamentary launch of report on the relationship of fracking and historic coal mining; Surrey councillors consider Europa’s fencing plans for its oil exploration site near Leith Hill; Continuing United Resistance campaign against fracking in […]
An internationally-recognised tribunal will begin examining evidence today on whether fracking breaches human rights.
Gas company’s statements about fracking impacts on wildlife “not backed up by evidence”, say experts
Residents and experts have accused a shale gas company of not giving enough detail about how it would assess the impact of fracking on protected wildlife nearby.