The main witnesses have now completed their evidence, and the remaining session today is for third-party witnesses. 18:17 Inquiry adjourned until 9:30 am tomorrow Tomorrow will be taken up with closing arguments from Cuadrilla, Lancashire County Council and Roseacre Action Group barristers. 17:30 Inquiry adjourned until 17:40 The […]
The reopened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire reaches its final week.
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Part of the proposed traffic route to Roseacre Wood. Photo: Roseacre Awareness Group Updates from Day 4 of the reopened public inquiry around Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in the Fylde district of Lancashire.
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