The Conservative leadership challenger, Liz Truss, has suggested that the moratorium on fracking in England should be lifted and decisions left to local people.
Plastic streamers, used to deter birds from an Ineos shale gas site in south Yorkshire, have turned up as rubbish in nearby woods and hedgerows.
Ineos said today it was astonished to learn that the Scottish Government claimed it had not issued a ban on fracking in Scotland.
The public inquiry into plans by Ineos Upstream for shale exploration plans in South Yorkshire is expected to end today.
Yesterday it was the one of the UK’s biggest conservation charities. Today it was a government. For the second day running, INEOS has won the right to bring a legal case to court.
The fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, turned model this morning in a protest over the injunction acquired by the shale gas company, INEOS Upstream.
Fracking was rejected by the vast majority of people at a debate on its role in Britain’s energy mix. More than 150 people attended the event in a Derbyshire village near the county’s first proposed shale gas site.
INEOS has commissioned the former Labour MP for North East Derbyshire, Natascha Engel, to a write a booklet on shale gas.
Two campaigners who challenged the injunction by INEOS Shale against anti-fracking protests have vowed to continue their fight.
The advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against the shale gas company, INEOS Upstream, over a statement it made in local newspaper supplements distributed across the East Midlands.