2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
The shale gas company, Ineos, has installed new protest injunction notices at its proposed exploration site at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
Ineos plans to drill for shale gas in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts are to be decided by the local government secretary, James Brokenshire.
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals continues to hear about planning issues today..
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals is expected to hear from planning witnesses and members of the public today.
The inquiry into Ineos drilling plans goes into its second week this morning with evidence expected on noise and a proposed acoustic barrier.
The third day of the inquiry into Ineos drilling plans is due to hear from company executive, Tom Pickering, and its health witness, Andrew Buroni.
This post has live news updates from the opening of the public inquiry into Ineos Upstream’s shale gas plans in the South Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
The South Yorkshire MP, Sir Kevin Barron, has joined a residents’ campaign against Ineos plans to explore for shale gas in the village of Woodsetts.
Events in June 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning