The government is proposing to ban fracking from the surface of England’s best natural and landscape areas. Details here
A parliamentary committee due to discuss government proposals for fracking in the UK’s most prized landscapes has just one member who might see drilling in his constituency.
Map credit: UKOGL interactive map (Blue areas are new licenced blocks within the constituency, pink areas are currently licenced) The Thirsk and Malton area of North Yorkshire could become the drilling capital of the UK following the release of new oil and gas licences. But its MP has […]
The government proposes to issue 59 oil and gas licences in areas close to the UK’s most important wildlife sites with no conditions on the activities of operators. The licences make up just under half the blocks that will be released following a public consultation currently underway. Most […]
23/8/13 Costs reach £2.3m Sussex Police says the cost of policing protests at Balcombe has risen to £2.3m and is likely to reach £3.7m. It says the cost of the six-day Reclaim the Power camp, which ended on Wednesday August 21st, were £1.5m, including help from ten other […]