DrillOrDrop has compiled reaction to the government’s statement on a immediate moratorium on fracking. We have comments from community groups, campaigners, academics, politicians and the shale gas industry. Full report on the government statement
The Prime Minister has said the government will be making an announcement “shortly” on fracking in the UK.
In this guest post, anti-fracking campaigner and researcher, Ben Dean, argues that successive Conservative-led governments have failed to have full confidence in the onshore fracking industry.
An exploration company has told investors about plans to drill next year at a second site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
UK Oil & Gas plc has announced the start of drilling at its Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
Unexpected changes to drilling at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick have surprised residents and raised concerns about planning consent.
“If you support fracking, you’re complicit in earthquakes” – Lancs businessman; Cuadrilla says “sorry for any concern”
A rally outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site this afternoon called for a stop on fracking in Lancashire following the record-breaking bank holiday earth tremor.