Data released today suggests that UK councils have invested more than £9 billion from staff pension funds in fracking companies, despite opposition to the process.
Opponents of an unauthorised oil well drilled at Brockham in Surrey were visibly shocked by a vote to grant retrospective planning permission today.
A report relied upon by the Government in its support for shale gas extraction is to be updated.
June 2018 sees the opening of the inquiry into the Ineos scheme to explore for shale gas in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane, plus plans for a blockade of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site.
In this week’s listings: Cuadrilla goes to court to extend protest injunction; Deadline for comments on Egdon’s Wressle application; Meetings and rallies; Union Jack Oil annual general meeting; Week Nine of United Resistance campaign against fracking in Lancashire.
May 2018 sees the continuing inquiry into INEOS shale gas plans in Harthill and the start of the company’s judicial review against the Scottish Government. Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
An estimated 200 women from across the UK took part in a march and rally outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool this morning.