Fracking plan ‘will release emissions equivalent to 29 coal-fired power plants’

The Labour Party claims the projected emissions from fracking would overshoot the UK’s current annual emissions ’20 times over’

High Court rules government’s fracking guidance as ‘unlawful’

A judge found the government failed to consider the latest scientific evidence

Cuadrilla refused permission for second fracking site

The government rejected the appeal because of concerns over lorry movements to the site

Fracking: Government accused of using ‘slippery backdoor manoeuvres’ to end industry

INEOS Chairman Jim Ratcliffe is calling for the seismic threshold for shale gas extraction in the UK to be increased

First shale gas produced at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire site

The company described the news as ‘significant and indicative of the potential of the shale’

Should developers involve local communities in shale gas proposals?

The government has launched a consultation which is open until 7th January 2019

Cuadrilla resumes fracking after minor tremor halted operations

It came just over a week after the company started the process at its site in Lancashire

Two anti-fracking protesters arrested at Lancashire site

Activists have been protesting since 4.30am this morning to stop the controversial work at Preston New Road

Cuadrilla to start UK fracking after final legal bid fails

The High Court in London dismissed a last-minute request for an interim injunction by an environmental campaigner

UK appoints Natascha Engel as independent Shale Gas Commissioner

The former MP will be a direct communication link between the shale gas industry, local communities and regulators