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.
A £450 million plan by Ineos to develop the Grangemouth petrochemical complex for fracking is facing fierce opposition.
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.
Faslane, Ineos and BP are among hundreds of industrial sites across Scotland rated as “poor” or “very poor” on pollution.
Chemical contamination from the fracking industry could increase the risk of childhood leukaemia, according to new study by US scientists.
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.