Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about fracking in Scotland's proposed freeports.
A lobby group with ties to the Tory Party wants Westminster to overrule Scotland's ban on underground gas extraction.
Over a hundred campaigners are asking the Scottish and UK governments not to bail out the petrochemical giant, Ineos, during the coronavirus crisis.
Critics say the project "threatens pristine environments and would provide huge new sources of climate pollution."
The Grangemouth multinational, Ineos, has withdrawn its bid to drill for underground coal gas in central Scotland, ending a ten-year controversy.
A Scottish Government proposal to re-open a public inquiry into plans by Ineos to drill for underground coal gas in central Scotland has dismayed campaigners.
Ineos is attempting to resurrect plans to drill for underground gas in central Scotland, provoking alarm from communities and environmentalists.
Scottish ministers have rejected calls for a watertight legal ban on fracking, promising instead that they would use planning policy to block the technology indefinitely.
Scottish ministers have come under fire after extending a licence for the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to frack for shale gas in the central belt.