Cuadrilla has got the go-ahead to pipe rain water falling on its fracking site near Blackpool into a local brook.
Opponents of plans by Rathlin Energy to drill another well in East Yorkshire have said they will monitor operations round the clock.
As expected, Cuadrilla has been allowed to dispose of rainwater collecting on its Preston New Road fracking site in a nearby stream.
“Robust regulation not materialising”, say residents as Cuadrilla asked again to improve water management at Lancashire fracking site
Campaigners against Cuadrilla’s shale gas operations near Blackpool have accused regulators of “repeatedly failing” to take action against company breaches.
The government is proposing to ban fracking from the surface of England’s best natural and landscape areas. Details here