As a government decision to have the final say on Cuadrilla’s fracking appeals made the headlines last week (see DrillOrDrop report), another appeal involving the company got underway more quietly.
Twenty-five meetings, decisions, consultation deadlines and other key dates coming up in December about fracking and onshore oil and gas. Advanced notice of dates in 2016. Updated throughout the month.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Questions, statements and replies about Shale gas wealth fund Role of shale gas in UK future energy Fracking regulations Onshore exploration licences
Yesterday the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Greg Clark, announced he would decide the outcome of appeals by Cuadrilla against refusals of planning permission to frack at two sites in Lancashire. DrillOrDrop report
Barbara Richardson, of Roseacre Awareness Group, gives her reaction to the announcement by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government that he will decide Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking appeals. (See DrillOrDrop report)
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government is to decide Cuadrilla’s appeals against the refusal of planning permission for fracking at two sites near Blackpool.
Councillors in East Yorkshire voted unanimously this afternoon to give Rathlin Energy another three years to operate an exploratory gas site in Holderness. But they added a condition preventing hydraulic fracturing.