Pregnant women, children, indigenous people, communities of colour and low-income neighbourhoods are disproportionately harmed by fracking, according to the latest review in the US of risks and damage.
Plans to produce oil for 20 years near a historic country house in Dorset are still being considered, despite limited progress over the past 18 months.
More than a third of damage reports following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake in Lancashire last year were from one town, according to data released this week.
As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
People living around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site reported shaking buildings and windows last night from a 2.1ML tremor.
The largest earth tremor induced by fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool was recorded this evening.
Campaigners in southern England have criticised what they say is a “gaping hole” in the regulations covering the use of acid on oil sites.
Angus Energy has made a strong defence of its operations at the Brockham oil site in Surrey, saying it had all the consents it needed.
Update: Lancashire bill for hosting fracking inquiry stands at £330k but council escapes most of Cuadrilla’s costs
Lancashire County Council has confirmed that it will have to pay only a “relatively small” part of Cuadrilla’s costs following the decision last week to approve planning permission for fracking at Preston New Road. Local newspaper reports at the weekend had suggested that the council faced a bill of £330,000 […]
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