Lancashire Police is “reviewing tactics” after three officers dragged 85-year-old campaigner Anne Power across a busy road during anti-fracking protests in Lancashire.
4,000+ call for updated UK report on fracking health impacts as study finds 17.6m Americans live within 1 mile of oil and gas sites
A petition will be presented next week calling for a review of an official UK report on the impact of fracking on health.
This round-up collects together studies, briefings and reports from the past six months on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. It includes work on methane emissions, public attitudes to fracking, economics of fossil fuels, impacts of noise on health and dealing with waste.
2016 saw the first approvals for high volume hydraulic fracturing in the UK since fracking caused small earthquakes in Lancashire in 2011.
DrillOrDrop.com wishes you a very happy Christmas and New Year. Thank you for supporting independent journalism during 2016. Between now and the New Year, we’ll be looking back over the past 12 months, beginning with our review of 2016. In 2017, we’ll continue to report on fracking, the […]
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: The Scottish Government announces a ban on underground coal gasification and progress on its consultation on fracking. Read the full statement and questions here.
A retired academic has raised enough money to bring a legal challenge against Glasgow University, which he accuses of trying to stifle his opposition to fracking.