The first shale gas exploration scheme in Derbyshire has been approved.
The Mayor of Malton has started private legal proceedings against the government over its proposals to take decisions on shale gas away from local councillors.
Villagers have highlighted what they believe is the threat to five species of owl on land next to the IGas shale gas site at Misson, in north Nottinghamshire.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, announced this afternoon it had applied to the government for consent to frack its second horizontal well at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
A survey out today has found that 80% of Conservative councillors in areas where fracking companies have a licence to explore for shale gas believe that planning applications should be required before drilling.
In this week’s listings Meeting of parliamentary group on impacts of shale gas; The Big Green Britain Chat at Womad Festival; Bike ride between existing and proposed Lancashire fracking sites; Web workshop; Public meeting on Surrey earthquakes and local oil industry; Plus training, fundraisers, gatherings and meetings. Diary […]
A tenant farmer has joined the National Trust in its challenge to the shale gas company, Ineos, in a court case over land access.