Fracking at Clumber Park

You might have seen in the news that petrochemical firm Ineos is seeking to conduct tests to find shale gas at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.  The case has now been passed to the High Courts by the Oil and Gas Authority. “Our founding principle is to protect the beautiful places in our care, and we…

Two years later: are we fit to frack?

Two years after the publication of the Fit to Frack report, this blog, produced by RSPB on behalf of the Fit to Frack group, takes a look at progress against our original recommendations. In response to government claims that the controversial practice of fracking would only take place within a ‘world class’ regulatory framework to deliver maximum…