Proposals to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight could threaten the island’s new Biosphere status, it was alleged yesterday.
The life of a suspended gas well, described by its operator as dry, was extended today by councillors in Lancashire.
A group opposed to plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight said its campaign had been boosted by more than 670 objections in 17 days.
Opponents of fracking near Formby are seeking help from their MP to overturn Covid-19 lockdown arrangements at a council meeting.
Third Energy’s Ryedale gas fields can continue working until 2035, councillors in North Yorkshire unanimously agreed today, despite hearing that the most recent “meaningful production” at some sites was in 2012.
Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
Broadford Bridge exploration site. Photo: Broadford Bridge Action Group Councillors in West Sussex have voted by 10-1 to allow another two years at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge.
Campaigners have urged planners to drop their support for more time at an oil exploration site in West Sussex.
Egdon Resources is seeking to extend its planning consent for oil exploration at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire for another year.
Dunsfold residents have welcomed a county council vote to refuse plans to drill near their Surrey village.