Campaigners in West Sussex are working against the clock to save a historic bridge which was a key defence in the fight against a proposed oil well. They have three weeks to collect about 2,000 signatures to force county councillors to debate the future of Boxal Bridge, between […]
Some parents are threatening to take their children out of a primary school one mile from a proposed fracking sites in the Fylde area of Lancashire if the plans are approved.
Eighteen leading UK doctors and medical academics have called for a ban on fracking.
Sussex businesswoman, Beki Adam, reflects on her conversation with her neighbour, the Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham Tim Loughton, at Wednesday’s lobby of parliament on the Infrastructure Bill and fracking access I pointed out to Tim Loughton that in the very same building we were meeting, […]
On Wednesday January 14th, anti-fracking campaigners representing groups from across the UK lobbied their MPs in the House of Commons.
Widespread fracking could be prevented in the UK by public opposition, the large amount of investment needed and limits on carbon emissions, MPs heard yesterday.
The Environment Agency’s top staff on fracking told MPs yesterday they were confident that current regulations were good enough to deal with any risks to people and the environment.
Lord Chris Smith, the head of the new industry-funded Task Force on Shale Gas, yesterday urged the government to be open about all the information it had on fracking.
Sixty pieces of evidence have been submitted to a parliamentary inquiry on the environmental risks of fracking. Most accepted there were risks, about three-quarters questioned whether they could be dealt with adequately and about a third called for a complete or partial ban on fracking.
This month’s events about fracking and onshore oil and gas Sunday 11th January 2015 Crawberry Hill Solidarity Day, 12 noon, Walkington Heads, Walkington HU17 8RB Details