The government misled parliament and the public over the climate change impacts of shale gas, according to new research. It suggests that ministers may even have breached their code of conduct by giving MPs inaccurate information.
New study finds community suffered “collective trauma” over Lancs fracking decisions – plus round-up of other research
Plans to frack for shale gas in Lancashire resulted in individual harm and a “considerable toll” on the local community, even before drilling began, according to a new study.
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly Wave tracker survey, published this morning, put support for fracking at 18%.
This round-up, compiled by Jack Lampkin and Ruth Hayhurst, looks at recent studies about fracking. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
A researcher is asking for help with an investigation into the impacts of fracking on social health and well-being.
Investigation underway into firms accused of conflict of interest over seismic monitoring negotiations
Two related firms acting on opposite sides of the table in negotiations over access for seismic monitoring are being investigated by their professional body for alleged conflict of interest.
This round-up looks at 44 recent studies about fracking published since late March 2016. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.