Category: Regulation

Reporting of the regulation of the shale oil and gas and hydraulic fracturing industry, including planning permissions and permits

17 issues West Sussex could not (or would not) consider when deciding Cuadrilla’s Balcombe planning application

30th April 2014 Yesterday, the planning committee of West Sussex County Council granted planning permission to Cuadrilla to test the viability of its oil exploration well at Balcombe. This is despite nearly 900 objections to the public consultation, a 5,000-name petition against the application and presentations  in opposition […]