More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on ministers to publish advice on the impacts of fracking on UK climate targets.
In a statement issued tonight Rasik Valand, Chief Executive of Third Energy, said:
Costs of dealing with waste water from fracking could be significant and make shale exploitation uneconomic in the UK, according to leading academics.
A group of environmental campaigners hand-delivered warnings to every UK MP yesterday that they could be in breach of their code of conduct by supporting fracking.
The shale gas industry should be required to establish a fund for the clean-up of any contamination from fracking, councillors in North Yorkshire have said.
With the end of the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry yesterday, attention now turns to the report of the inspector, Wendy McKay.
On Tuesday, we reported on complaints made by people living near the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey about a hydrocarbon smell that coincided with a flow test of the well.
People living near the Horse Hill oil well in Surrey have complained to the Environment Agency about smells during flow tests yesterday.
Our digest of December’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them, including:
Anti-fracking campaigners are demanding clarification from North Yorkshire County Council about its investigation into objections to Third Energy’s planning application.