The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.
Officials back Isle of Wight oil drilling at Arreton – “economic benefits outweigh environmental harm”
Proposals to explore for oil on farmland on the Isle of Wight have been supported by council planners despite potential environmental harm.
Councillors on the Isle of Wight will decide later this month whether to give the go-ahead for oil exploration at Arreton.
Opponents of 20 years of production and six new wells at an oil field in East Yorkshire have been celebrating the refusal of planning permission.
One of the UK’s largest onshore oil and gas proposals in recent years was refused this morning.
Opponents and supporters of plans for a major expansion of an oil site in East Yorkshire put their cases to councillors this afternoon.
IGas proposals to produce hydrogen at a second site in Surrey have been published.
Proposals by Rathlin Energy for 20 years of oil production and six new wells at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire have been supported by council officials.
Initial plans by an oil company for a major expansion in East Yorkshire will not be disclosed to the public – even though they have apparently been seen by more than 20 officials and organisations.
Proposals for long-term oil production and six new wells at a Rathlin Energy site in East Yorkshire are due to be decided at the end of this month, it was announced today.