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Ruth Hayhurst

Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.

Reaction to Harthill planning approval

In a decision published today, the Planning Inspectorate has given the green light to Ineos to explore for Shale gas at a site in the village of Harthill in South Yorkshire.   DrillOrDrop report The company had appealed for non-determination of its application by Rotherham Council. The council later voted to […]