In this week’s listings Decision expected on Ineos plans for shale gas exploratory drilling at Bramleymoor Lane in Derbyshire; First anniversary of Green Monday protests at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Latest release of data in government public attitudes to fracking survey; Start of Lancashire lorry […]
A survey out today has found that 80% of Conservative councillors in areas where fracking companies have a licence to explore for shale gas believe that planning applications should be required before drilling.
August 2018 sees Cuadrilla prepare to frack its site at Preston New Road. There are meetings to decide oil site proposals in Surrey and Lincolnshire. The latest government survey results on attitudes to shale gas will be published and the outcome of a legal challenge to UKOG’s protest injunction […]
Fracking near geological faults in former coal mining areas could trigger earthquakes and should not take place without careful assessment of all available geological data, according to one of the UK’s leading experts on the subject.
Support for fracking in the UK has risen again, according to the latest findings from a quarterly government survey. Opposition remained unchanged and is still 14 percentage points ahead of support. The results published this morning put support at 18%, up two points on the previous survey. This is […]
In this week’s listings: Opening of public inquiry into INEOS shale gas plans for Harthill Continuing public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s drilling and fracking scheme at Roseacre Wood No Faith in Fracking Week West Sussex County Council meeting on Angus Energy site at Lidsey Scheduled publication day for latest […]
A coalition of environmental organisations, community groups and academics has written to the Prime Minister in support of the National Trust in its legal fight against INEOS.
Theresa May was asked in parliament for her reaction to the complaint of a Cheshire woman who was “door-stepped” by land agents acting for the UK’s biggest shale gas company.
INEOS wins approval for High Court challenge to National Trust over shale gas testing in historic park
The UK’s biggest shale gas company has been given leave to take action in the High Court to enforce access to the National Trust’s Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.
Most people were not consulted by oil and gas companies about developments in the neighbourhood and the vast majority were unhappy with the industry’s approach to public engagement, according to new research.