Campaigners who fought Cuadrilla’s fracking plans near Blackpool for nearly five years are now questioning the company’s motives for another site a mile away.
The Environment Agency announced this afternoon that Cuadrilla had surrendered its environmental permit for the proposed shale gas site at Roseacre Wood, near Blackpool.
In this guest post, Lancashire resident Barbara Richardson explains her frustration that the energy minister won’t meet local people to listen to their concerns about fracking.
DrillOrDrop has reported from two shale gas public inquiries this month. Ruth Hayhurst reflects on the challenges facing local people when they take on the industry.
Live updates from day 1 of the re-opened inquiry into traffic issues around Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in the Fylde district of Lancashire. The inquiry, at Blackpool Football Club, is expected to last about 10 days. It will hear evidence from Cuadrilla’s consultants […]
Cuadrilla’s plans for another fracking site near Blackpool come under scrutiny again this week.
60+ events in April 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas Start of 13-week United Resistance campaign against Cuadrilla’s operation in Lancashire Public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood plans; Rally outside the opening of the Roseacre inquiry; Public inquiry on INEOS’s Bramleymoor Lan plans; Decision on […]
Council planners in Lancashire have said Cuadrilla’s revised traffic scheme for the proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site is still unacceptable.
In this week’s listings: Fylde Borough Council meeting on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood traffic plans; Deadline for comments on Harthill and Bramleymoor Lane appeals; Three film screenings of The Bentley Effect; Frack Free zone for Sefton petition hand-in; Bolsover meeting with Jo and Steve White talking about fracking in Pennsylvania.
Health case against shale gas exploration is convincing, expert tells fracking inquiry + key health issues from Day 12
The health risks of shale gas exploration are too great to justify it going ahead, the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans heard today.