In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Jim McMahon on landowners’ rights and fracking Caroline Flint on using the shale wealth fund for energy efficiency Scottish Parliament on post-Brexit impacts on the environment and trade deals
This round-up looks at 44 recent studies about fracking published since late March 2016. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
A climate change campaign group has called for an investigation into allegations that high profile US research – cited in UK planning applications and parliamentary advice – under-stated methane leaks at shale gas sites.
Summary of recent activity on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including applications, consents and withdrawals.
From today our weekly political digest has a new name to mark the addition of questions and debate from the Scottish Parliament and the Irish and Welsh Assemblies. In the first Fracking Week in Politics: Jeremy Corbyn and David Cameron on community veto for fracking plans Lancashire drilling […]
From Lochaber in the Scottish Highland to Portland on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset: more than 30 anti-fracking groups are organising events at the weekend.
The Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, told MPs yesterday that shale gas developers needed to make the case for fracking to local communities. During a session of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, Mrs Rudd was asked how she would “bridge the gap” between the government’s views on shale […]
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: The progress of the Infrastructure Bill The outcome of the judicial review of Cuadrilla’s planning permission at Balcombe Cuadrilla’s applications to frack in the Fylde […]
The Guardian reported that Britain has defeated European Union attempts to set legally binding environmental regulations for the shale gas industry. According to the paper, David Cameron has led intense lobbying against the proposals, arguing that existing rules are strict enough to keep fracking safe and that new rules would delay investment and increase […]