A second consultation began today on plans by UK Oil & Gas to drill for oil at Arreton on the Isle of Wight.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
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Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
More than a third of people oppose fracking for shale gas while just under a quarter support it, according to the latest data from a government survey released this morning.
Support for fracking has risen and opposition fallen, according to results from a government survey published today.
Opponents of fracking near Formby are seeking help from their MP to overturn Covid-19 lockdown arrangements at a council meeting.
Campaigners have urged planners to drop their support for more time at an oil exploration site in West Sussex.
The UK’s Climate Assembly has said government plans for economic recovery from the coronavirus outbreak should also help achieve net zero carbon emissions.
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.