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”.
Mounting evidence on plastic wastes contaminating beaches, polluting the oceans and harming wildlife is putting pressure on industry.
The Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, has links with the offshore tax haven firm exposed by the recent ‘Paradise Papers’ leak.
Three big fossil fuel companies are Scotland’s worst climate polluters, with some carbon emissions rising to record levels.
The Scottish Government has announced an immediate ban on fracking, spelling an end to industry’s bid to drill for shale gas in Scotland.
The Scottish Government is set to announce a ban on fracking, ending six years of fierce controversy.
$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.
Allowing fracking in Scotland could pose “serious risks” to the health of workers, according to a new analysis.