People living near three shale gas sites in England reported increased levels of stress, a new study has found. The research, which studied communities in Lancashire, Cheshire and North Yorkshire, found people experienced anxiety, sleep disturbance, high levels of anger and exhaustion. One in seven people surveyed for […]
The government is being urged to change the law to protect people whose property is damaged by fracking.
One of the UK’s leading public health experts heard testimony today about the stress of living with fracking from neighbours of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.
INEOS plans to explore for shale gas in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts are disproportionate, intrusive and in the wrong place, according to the parish council.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world. Top 10 stories: PM proposes direct payments to residents from shale wealth fund – fracking opponents say its bribery First state in Australia bans fracking […]
A new piece of research has concluded that the prospect of fracking for shale gas in Lancashire has already had a profound effect on local people, leading to stress, anxiety, depression and feelings of disenfranchisement.
The prospect of fracking for shale gas in Lancashire has already had a profound effect on local people, according to new research.
Health case against shale gas exploration is convincing, expert tells fracking inquiry + key health issues from Day 12
The health risks of shale gas exploration are too great to justify it going ahead, the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans heard today.
Dr Andrew McKenzie, the noise witness for Lancashire County Council said the Preston New Road development would have unacceptable noise impacts on local residents and could be refused because it did not comply with the Lancashire Minerals Plan and the Fylde Local Plan. These are the key points […]