A new piece of research has concluded that the prospect of fracking for shale gas in Lancashire has already had a profound effect on local people, leading to stress, anxiety, depression and feelings of disenfranchisement.
Our round-up of reaction to this morning’s recommendation by Lancashire County Council planners to reject Cuadrilla’s planning applications for fracking at two sites in the Fylde. Statements from: Cuadrilla Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace Fylde anti-fracking campaign group Industry representatives Government
Cuadrilla returns to the High Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday October 8th) to seek an injunction against anti-fracking campaigners.
12th June 2014 Cuadrilla’s latest planning application to explore for shale gas in the Fylde area of the Bowland Basin has been published by Lancashire County Council.
23/12/13 George Brown acquitted of an offence under Section 4 of the Public Order Act after a trial at Horsham Magistrates Court. 21/12/13 Alice O’Keeffe writes in The Guardian about her experience of the climate camp at Balcombe in August.
The Blackpool Gazette reports that Cuadrilla is to pull out of the only site in Britain where high pressure fracking has taken place. The paper reports a company statement that no further work would take place at Preese Hall, near Weeton, the site linked to two earth tremors […]