One of Britain’s biggest trades unions has backed its leadership in favour of fracking for UK shale gas.
Cuadrilla’s plans mean wellpads 3km apart and practically every metre of the Fylde fracked, say campaigners
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire have published a map, which they say shows what the area would look like if Cuadrilla built its planned number of shale gas wellpads.
Anti-fracking campaigners in North Yorkshire are preparing to fight the planning application submitted last week by Third Energy to hydraulically stimulate and test its existing gas well at Kirby Misperton.
“Strong forces in Whitehall” want to take planning decisions about fracking away from local authorities, councillors in Lancashire have been warned.
Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at two sites in the Fylde area of Lancashire will be decided at the end of June.
Pink Footed Geese feeding on a wildfowl refuge set up by Cuadrilla were shot by hunters who had leased the same fields. The fracking company rented land on the Lancashire coast as winter grazing for birds displaced by its exploratory gas well at Becconsall, near Banks. But shooting […]
Lancashire County Council announced this afternoon it has extended again the time limit to agree Cuadrilla’s planning applications to frack for shale gas at two sites in the Fylde. The new deadline is 30th June 2015.
Lancashire County Council announced this afternoon it has launched the public consultation on the extra information submitted by Cuadrilla for its two planning applications for shale gas development in the Fylde.
The Energy Minister, Matthew Hancock, has insisted UK shale gas is already strongly regulated, in response to a call for independent scrutiny of the industry.