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.
The decision on Angus Energy’s planning application for an extended well test at Balcombe will not now be made this month.
Just one in ten people support fracking in the UK, according to the latest results in a quarterly government survey.
Opposition to fracking reached 44%, a record high, in the latest government survey of public attitudes to shale gas.