IGas has been given extra time to prepare its shale gas site at Misson in Nottinghamshire prompting disappointment and concern from residents and environmental groups.
The High Court has told the UK government to change some new rules for environmental court cases to protect those taking legal action.
The government is proposing to ban fracking from the surface of England’s best natural and landscape areas. Details here
DRILLORDROP’S 1,000TH POST Our digest of September’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them – in the UK and around the world.
The Wildlife Trusts are urging the Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, to extend the areas where fracking is banned. The appeal comes on the final day for comments to a government consultation on the latest round of oil and gas licences. The Wildlife Trusts, which has identified nearly 200 […]
The government’s consultation about how new oil and gas licences may affect the UK’s most important sites for wildlife appears to breach good practice guidelines – and has been criticised by a leading nature conservation organisation.
The RSPB warned today that nearly 300 Sites of Special Scientific Interest – home to rare plants and animals – have been included in the new oil and gas licences.
Two environmental organisations called today for government action to ensure tax payers do not end up paying for pollution from abandoned oil and gas wells.