Frack off, we’re not for shale say protestors

Crowds of anti-frackers gathered outside the houses of parliament earlier today in a protest against a new bill which could allow fracking in the UK. MPs will vote in the Commons this afternoon on parts of the Infrastructure Bill. Anti-fracking activists fear the bill contains clauses that will allow not only drilling underground but also dumping toxic and […]

MPs want British fracking put on hold

A group of MPs said fracking should be put on hold in Britain today – as they tabled changes to a law which would let oil companies drill under people’s homes without permission. Four years ago MPs dismissed the need for a moratorium on fracking but nembers of the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) have […]