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Scottish Government extends Central Belt fracking licence

The license – owned by Ineos – covers 400km2 of the Central Belt and has been extended for 12 months.

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INEOS Lose Scottish Fracking Ban Challenge

The Court of Session has refused INEOS and Reach CSG’s challenge against the Scottish Government’s ‘effective ban’ on fracking.

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Friends of the Earth Intervene in INEOS Judicial Review of Fracking Ban

Friends of the Earth Scotland have submitted a public interest intervention in INEOS and Reach Coal Seam Gas’ judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to ban fracking. The intervention…

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Ineos legal challenge to Scottish fracking ban reeks of desperation

INEOS’s legal challenge against the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking reeks of desperation

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Anti-Fracking protestors outside Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament votes to ban fracking

The Scottish Parliament has voted to ban fracking, strengthening the Government’s position with amendments from Labour, Greens & Lib Dems.

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Ban Fracking Now rally

Scottish Parliament to vote on fracking ban

The Scottish Parliament will today vote on whether to ban fracking.

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Scottish Government to ban fracking

The Minister announced the existing fracking moratorium would be extended indefinitely using planning and environmental regulation powers.

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Fracking operations in Lancashire, UK

Scottish Government decision on fracking this afternoon

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse is due to make an announcement to the Scottish Parliament on the future of the fracking industry this afternoon.

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Programme for Government 2017 Reaction

Friends of the Earth Scotland react to 2017/18 Programme for Government. New policies to tackle polluting transport, transition away from high-carbon industry and creation of a National Investment Bank mean it is the greenest ever announced in Scotland.

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