DrillOrDrop’s monthly digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas
A fourth survey of residents in Cheshire has found more than 75% oppose fracking.
The National Trust is continuing to refuse access for seismic surveying at historic Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire, despite threats of legal action.
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly Wave tracker survey, published this morning, put support for fracking at 18%.
A group supporting shale gas operations in Lancashire has invited business leaders to take part in a survey about attitudes to protester activity in the county.
The shale gas company, INEOS, has been accused of bullying landowners to allow access for geological surveys.
In this week’s events listing: Latest government data on attitudes to fracking Nottingham Secular Society debate on fracking Seminars on the world energy outlook and carbon capture and storage Plus activists’ summits, planning meetings and film screening
People living around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool say they are horrified to learn that there has been no independent testing for the radioactive gas, radon.
Councillors deciding Third Energy’s fracking application in North Yorkshire were given “misleading” information about bats flying over the wellsite, Friends of the Earth said today.
Opposition to fracking for shale gas has risen to a record high and support is at the lowest level so far, according to a government survey of public attitudes.