Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
Almost three quarters of Britain’s company directors support decarbonisation of energy to mitigate climate change, and even more are in favour of greater use of solar, offshore wind and wave and tidal energy, according to new research.
Theresa May’s idea to give money to people living near shale gas sites has failed to convince a majority to support fracking, according to new research.
Support for fracking has risen slightly, according to the latest survey in ongoing government research. But the proportion who “strongly support” fracking has dropped to its lowest level.
te Councillors in North Yorkshire meet today to hear arguments in favour and against Third Energy’s planning application to frack its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. We’re reporting here throughout the day on the meeting at County Hall in Northallerton. The decision is expected on day 2 […]
Support for fracking in the UK has fallen to its lowest level, according to a regular public opinion poll for the government.
Opponents of fracking have said they’re disappointed that the Environment Agency has granted three environmental permits to Third Energy to frack in North Yorkshire. Supporters of the scheme at Kirby Misperton have welcomed the news. Here’s our round-up of reaction. Link to permit details
Swansea Council voted last night to add a statement to local policy saying it would not support plans for unconventional oil and gas.
Five supporters of Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood plans give their views at the evening session on Day 15 of the inquiry. Opponents will follow. Their comments will be reported in a separate post. This is what the supporters said: Claire Smith 5.56pm Mrs Smith explained how she […]
People in Misson in north Nottinghamshire have voted overwhelmingly against plans by IGas to drill two exploratory shale gas wells near the village.