In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Lord Vinson on shale gas and energy self-sufficiency Alex Cunningham on carbon capture and storage for coal and gas Carolyn Harris on tidal lagoons instead of fracking Baroness Featherstone on shale gas versus tackling climate change
DrillOrDrop’s update of the latest council news on fracking and onshore oil and gas: Presumption against unconventional gas in Swansea’s Local Development Plan East Riding of Yorkshire supports a motion against fracking Two delays to shale gas plans in Nottinghamshire New application underway in North Lincolnshire Minerals plan […]
Our digest of March’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
Swansea Council voted last night to add a statement to local policy saying it would not support plans for unconventional oil and gas.
The site for a proposed coal bed methane exploration borehole at Bryntywod near Llangyfelach, photographed this morning during a visit by members of Swansea Council’s planning committee.
Residents of a small village near Swansea are to make a formal complaint about how councillors decided a planning application for coal bed methane exploration near their homes.
19th August 2014 Our review of 24-hours of anti-fracking protests and the reaction to them. 17th August 2pm Blackpool| Granada reports hundreds of anti-fracking campaigners march through Blackpool in opposition to further exploratory drilling on the Fylde Coast.
9th June 2014 A nationwide series of five debates about fracking begins today in Glasgow – but there’s no sign of representatives from the industry on the confirmed list of speakers for any event.
27th May 2014 A new group promoting a national debate about fracking has published details of its first events. We Need to Talk About Fracking is seeking definitive answers to the key questions about hydraulic fracturing and extreme extraction. It says it will address the facts and balance […]