Climate activists hung a nine-metre banner from the atrium of the Environment Agency in Bristol in a protest against fracking.
As Cuadrilla prepares to frack the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well, DrillOrDrop talked to the Health and Safety Executive about the organisation’s role in keeping workers and local people safe.
Friends of the Earth has called for a ban on the use of acid to stimulate the flow of oil and gas in onshore wells.
Senior experts have signed a letter calling for a parliamentary inquiry into the health impacts of fracking.
‘Government is using Lancashire residents as guinea pigs in a fracking impacts experiment’ – doctors
An open letter from two doctors has accused the energy minister, Claire Perry, of using Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool to study the impact of toxic chemical emissions on people. Consultants’ letter to Claire Perry
A report relied upon by the Government in its support for shale gas extraction is to be updated.
Fracking Week in Parliament. The government has said it has no plans to establish a minimum distance between homes and shale gas sites across the country.