The final decision on Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton has been delayed because of a loophole in the Infrastructure Act, the government said this evening.
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“More lives at risk” from Cuadrilla’s revised traffic plans for proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site
Revised plans for lorry deliveries to a second proposed fracking site in Lancashire would “put even more lives at risk”, a community group said today.
People who want to comment on plans for oil exploration in Balcombe – the West Sussex village at the centre of anti-fracking protests in 2013 – have two more days to submit their views.
The company waiting to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has received an official warning about operations at the site.
The shale gas company, INEOS, has said some products which may be used at a proposed exploration site could cause cancer or birth defects if “permitted to escape”. They could also lead to mutations and were toxic to plants and animals.
Two campaigners who challenged the injunction by INEOS Shale against anti-fracking protests have vowed to continue their fight.
In this week’s listing Expected publication of revised transport plans for Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood site; Closing date for comments on Cuadrilla’s Balcombe flow testing plans; March in Pickering against local fracking plans; Fracking benefit gig.