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Environmental groups and anti-fracking campaigners have welcomed yesterday’s report by South Downs National Park planners which recommended rejection of a planning application by Celtique Energie to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst.
Drilling plans would have modest impact on the environment, company says Celtique Energie says its application to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst in the South Downs National Park would have a modest impact on the local environment. The company was responding to a recommendation bynational park […]
Celtique Energie has failed to prove there are exceptional circumstances that justify its plans for an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst in the South Downs National Park, planners said this afternoon. In a report released in the past hour, officers at the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) […]
Planners at the South Downs National Park Authority say Celtique Energie should not get permission to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst. Their report recommends that the Authority’s planning committee, which meets on September 11th, should refuse the company’s planning application for land at Nine Acre Copse. […]
ASA rules shale gas advert is misleading, exaggerated and unsubstantiated after complaint by Balcombe resident The head of an American fracking company, who has advised MPs and the European parliament, has been censured for statements he made in an advert about the benefits of shale gas to Britain. […]
West Sussex Highways Authority has withdrawn its objection to Celtique Energie’s planning application to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst. The authority submitted a revised response to the application on August 26th after the company produced extra information, including a traffic management plan.