Petrochemical company INEOS has admitted that it is meeting increasing resistance from farmers to its plans for seismic testing ahead of fracking. More details in Farmers Weekly
Whilst not taking a position for or against fracking, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) have written to complain about the manner in which INEOS have been approaching landowners for to access their land. See “CLA condemns fracking company’s approach to land access”
Farmers from New South Wales in Australia tour neighbouring Queensland to find out what impact shale gas and coal seam gas extraction has had on the local economy. Did the promised prosperity materialise?
Branded a “nimby” by fellow Conservative Liz Truss because of support for his constituents and their concerns over alleged intimidation by petrochemical company INEOS, Weaver Vale MP Mike Amesbury visits local farmer whose case he raised in Parliament. More details in Farming UK: https://www.farminguk.com/news/-Nimby-MP-visits-Cheshire-farmer-concerned-with-fracking_48884.html
For more details, including the full text of their joint letter, see this Farmers Weekly article: https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/northern-landowners-say-no-fracking.htm