UKIP says shale gas is too great an opportunity to ignore but it has promised not to drill for it in national parks.
INEOS Shale has submitted an application for a mining waste permit for its proposed gas exploration site in the village of Marsh Lane in north east Derbyshire.
The government misled parliament and the public over the climate change impacts of shale gas, according to new research. It suggests that ministers may even have breached their code of conduct by giving MPs inaccurate information.
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A Conservative government would take some decisions on shale gas drilling plans out of local control.
Campaigners celebrate Barclays’ decision to stop funding fracking – bank says “no urgency” to sell Third Energy
Opponents of plans to frack in North Yorkshire have welcomed confirmation by Barclays that it plans to sell its stake in Third Energy “at some point”.
Plans by INEOS to drill an exploratory shale gas well in north Derbyshire have been published by the county council.