The Scottish Government has extended a licence for fracking across the central belt by the Grangemouth company, Ineos - but insisted it is still opposed to fracking.
The petrochemical giant, Ineos, successfully pleaded with US authorities to reopen a pipeline that supplies fracking gas to Grangemouth.
Fracking industry condemned by international tribunal for harming humanity, violating human rights and damaging nature.
The petrochemical giant, Ineos, is bidding to block a crackdown by the Scottish Government’s environment watchdog on pollution from gas flaring near Grangemouth.
A fracking gas pipeline key to the “shale gas revolution” promised by Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos has been shut down by US safety regulators to prevent “catastrophic results impacting the public”.
Three big fossil fuel companies are Scotland’s worst climate polluters, with some carbon emissions rising to record levels.
$3 billion pipelines bringing gas to Scotland are protected by surveillance and money - and under fire as illegal and potentially lethal.
Scottish ministers have held private meetings with the fracking firm Ineos and Grangemouth executives from China five times in 13 months.
The Ineos refinery at Grangemouth has been condemned for “poor” environmental performance for the second year running.