Campaigner Ben Dean argues in this guest post that the single word temporary has cleared the way for oil and gas development in rural areas.
Air pollution in North Yorks village changed from rural to urban levels as Third Energy prepared to frack
Air quality near Third Energy’s gas site in North Yorkshire deteriorated as the company mobilised equipment and got ready to frack, research has revealed.
Ineos plans for Derbyshire’s first shale gas well come under scrutiny at a public inquiry in Chesterfield this week.
Landowners are demanding speedy action from the government about who should deal with the consequences if something goes wrong with fracking.
Roseacre Wood fracking site would “fundamentally change” community’s way of life + key landscape evidence from Day 13
Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood site would industrialise the undeveloped rural landscape, opponents told the shale gas inquiry today.
Yesterday the government published an uncensored report on the impacts of shale gas development on rural areas. The document had first been published 11 months ago with more than 60 sections blanked out. But llast month, the Information Commissioner gave Defra, which commissioned the report 30 days to […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 23rd January 2015 This week The effects of fracking on rural communities Shale gas developments in Northamptonshire New bill on regulating fracking Redacted government report on impacts of fracking Fracking […]
West Sussex County Council has confirmed it will debate a motion to declare the county a Frack Free Zone at its next full council meeting.
No exceptional circumstances to justify drilling in the National Park, committee says. Companies being prevented from drilling in the SE, says Celtique Energie Opponents of drilling in the South Downs National Park celebrated this morning after the rejection of Celtique Energie’s application for an exploratory oil well near […]
11th August 2014 The Green MP Caroline Lucas has accused the government of hiding information from the public on fracking after a report on the impact of shale gas on the rural economy was heavily redacted.