2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
DrillOrDrop’s summary of the election manifesto commitments on fracking and onshore oil and gas. We’ll update this post with each new manifesto.
The government appears to be standing firm against industry pressure for a review of the regulations on earth tremors caused by fracking.
Geoscientists join call for review of fracking tremor rules – opponents say industry must prove it can frack safely
A group of 48 geoscientists, many with links to the oil and gas industry, has called for a government review of the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
A government adviser has been accused of “negligent failure” for refusing to revise a report on the health impacts of fracking.
A cross-party group of 200 current and former MPs has called for the parliamentary pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.
One of the UK’s leading public health experts heard testimony today about the stress of living with fracking from neighbours of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.