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Latest press release

Rockfall at Staithes, North Yorkshire

LIDAR ScanningA rockfall took place on Wednesday 8th August 2018 at Staithes in North Yorkshire tragically killing a nine year old child.


BGS position - Hydraulic Fracturing Consent

Hydraulic Fracturing ConsentStatement from the BGS following the announcement by the Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry to grant consent for hydraulic fracturing by Cuadrilla Resources at Preston New Road in Lancashire.