DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of June and July and later in the year here
Monday 27 June 2016
Fracking in Lancashire public meeting, 7pm-9pm, The Bureau, Victoria Street, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 6DW . Details
Demonstration about the issue of fracking in the Joint Waste and Minerals Plan for Plan for City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and North Yorkshire County Council. Demonstration starts at 4.30pm, West Offices of the City of York Council, Station Rise, YO1 6GA. Details
Members of Frack Free York say they will be speaking on fracking during at the Local Plan Working Group meeting at York City Council. Meeting starts at 5.30pm at West Offices of the City of York Council, Station Rise, YO1 6GA. Details
Tuesday 28 June 2016
Meeting of Nottinghamshire County Council planning committee to consider report by Corporate Director, Resources, which proposes a special meeting for a date in September (tbc) to decide IGas’s application to explore for shale gas at Springs Road, Misson. Meeting starts at 10.30, County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP. Details
Frack Free Wigan, Leigh and Makerfield public meeting, 7pm, Leigh Miners Welfare Institute, Kirby road, Leigh, WN7 4EF. Details
Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm, Meadow Road, Yeovil, Somerset. Details of agenda and venue location POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY 5 JULY 2016
Wednesday 29 June 2016
Energy and Climate Change Minister and Brexit campaigner, Andrea Leadsom, appears before House of Commons Energy and Climate Select Committee on investor confidence in the UK energy sector, 9.30azm, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, London SW1 Details
Trowbridge Area Frack Free film showing of The Truth Behind the Dash for Gas, 7.30pm-9pm, Social Club, Newtown, Trowbridge BA14 9AG. Details
Frack Free Ashfield monthly meeting, 7.30pm-9pm, at new venue: The Wyvern Club, Urban Road, Kirkby in Ashfield Nottingham NG17 8DB. Details
Thursday 30 June 2016
Scheduled expiry date of first terms of more than 40 PEDL licences issued in 2008. Several appear to be subject to variation and at least one operator has requested an extension.
Government scheduled to sign off its carbon reduction targets for 2030.
Publication of the government’s greenhouse gas emissions statistics – Q1 2016
Saturday 2 July 2016
Warminster anti-fracking community fun fundraising event. Venue is a pub in Warminster. Entry by ticket only (£10). Contact 01985 846675 for tickets & information.
Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of June and July and later in the year here