9 relations: Cuadrilla Resources, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, High Court, Hydraulic fracturing, Shale gas, United Kingdom enterprise law, West Sussex County Council.
Cuadrilla Resources is a controversial oil and gas exploration and production company founded in 2007.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) was a British government department created on 3 October 2008, by then Prime Minister Gordon Brown to take over some of the functions related to energy of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, and those relating to climate change of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
The Environment Agency (EA) is a non-departmental public body, established in 1995 and sponsored by the United Kingdom government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), with responsibilities relating to the protection and enhancement of the environment in England (and until 2013 also Wales).
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain.
High court usually refers to the superior court (or supreme court) of a country or state.
Hydraulic fracturing (also fracking, fraccing, frac'ing, hydrofracturing or hydrofracking) is a well stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a pressurized liquid.
Shale gas is natural gas that is found trapped within shale formations.
United Kingdom enterprise law concerns the ownership, regulation and potentially competition in the provision of public services, private or mutual companies in the United Kingdom.
West Sussex County Council (WSCC) is the authority that governs the non-metropolitan county of West Sussex.