A community group has added its voice to legal challenges against gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold.
A council which opposed drilling for gas near a Surrey village has taken the first step to fight ministerial approval of the scheme.
The government has refused costs to UK Oil & Gas plc in its successful appeal over gas exploration near Dunsfold in Surrey.
The company behind gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has complained to the local MP, Jeremy Hunt, about his comments that it would cause “enormous damage and disruption”.
A decision on gas exploration plans near the Surrey village of Dunsfold is expected by June 2022.
The onshore oil and gas industry has “strongly contested” comments made by the former Tory leadership contender, Jeremy Hunt, about drilling plans in Surrey.
The former Conservative leadership contender, Jeremy Hunt, said today it was “extraordinary” that the UK, with its net zero target, was even thinking about plans to drill for gas at Dunsfold in Surrey.
The decision on the Dunsfold/Loxley gas exploration site in Surrey is to be made by the communities’ secretary, Michael Gove, it was announced this afternoon.
The public inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey closed this morning with final arguments.
An inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey heard today that the best place to drill would be from a new sustainable garden village planned for Dunsfold Aerodrome.