Ineos has withdrawn the long-running planning application for coalbed methane extraction at Airth in Falkirk. Opponents of the scheme for 22 new wells and 14 new sites described the decision as “fantastic news”.
Scottish government officials are suggesting that an inquiry into drilling for coal bed methane that closed six years ago should re-open.
People have three more weeks to give their views on the Scottish government’s policy not to support fracking.
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.
Members of the Scottish Parliament have backed an indefinite moratorium on fracking and unconventional oil and gas.
In this week’s listings: Daily Frack Free Fun Club in Lancashire Deadline for comments on Scottish Government consultation on unconventional oil and gas Direct action training workshops More screenings off The Bentley Effect
The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.