A resident of the South Yorkshire village of Harthill has taken the first step in an attempt to overturn the planning permission for Ineos’s local shale gas scheme.
Two consultations opened this afternoon on government proposals to fast-track decisions on shale gas developments in England.
The British Geological Survey confirmed there were two more small earthquakes in Surrey today – both in the same place as the previous cluster.
Planners in the South Downs National Park have issued a second order to UK Oil and Gas to restore its site at Markwells Wood within six months.
The first tanker of oil from the latest operations at the Horse Hill exploration site near Gatwick Airport has been sent to a refinery, UK Oil and Gas announced today.
The latest application by Egdon Resources for the Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe has been published on the North Lincolnshire Council website. But a key document – one of the location plans – is for a site about 100 miles away.
The head of Forest Enterprise in England has declined to meet Surrey residents and the local MEP to discuss concerns about oil drilling on the organisation’s land near Dorking.