Campaigners in North Yorkshire have accused Third Energy, its security company and local police of attempting to “smear” opponents of fracking in statements about the alleged poisoning of a guard dog.
Fracking Week in Parliament 13-17 November 2017. The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, has called for an urgent debate on the compatibility of fracking with UK climate objectives.
As two companies prepare to frack in northern England in the next few months, DrillOrDrop reviews new predictions about the future role of shale gas in the UK.
Council bans pedestrians from fracking site verges until 2019 after spending £59k on security guards
Pedestrians have been barred from using the grass verges beside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than a year and a half.
The Green Party is calling on the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, to answer allegations of violence by security guards and staff against protesters at its site near Blackpool.
UKIP says shale gas is too great an opportunity to ignore but it has promised not to drill for it in national parks.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Peers debate the pros and cons of shale gas Grant Shapps on potential economic benefits