Jim Ratcliffe, boss of Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos, secretly lobbied George Osborne when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer to muzzle the unions.
Loud noises produced by the fracking industry could cause sleep deprivation, stress and heart disease in surrounding communities.
Chemical contamination from the fracking industry could increase the risk of childhood leukaemia, according to new study by US scientists.
Fracking will not be safely regulated in Scotland, according to an expert report.
Glasgow City Council has been prevented from banning fracking by Scottish Government officials.
One of the US fracking companies contracted to deliver gas to Scotland has been fined for contaminating the environment, prompting calls for Scotland to ban the industry.
Plans to set fire to coal under the seabed at 19 sites around the UK could cause massive climate pollution, groundwater contamination and toxic waste.
Much vaunted plans to set fire to coal under the sea around Scotland are likely to be dealt a blow by an independent review for the Scottish Government.
Glasgow University has cancelled online access for a geology professor who criticised the fracking industry.