Campaigners in North Yorkshire have said they may seek an injunction against fracking by Third Energy at Kirby Misperton because of concerns about the pipeline that would transport any produced gas.
Fylde Borough councillors voted unanimously yesterday against Cuadrilla’s updated transport plans for its Roseacre Wood fracking site near Blackpool.
Egdon Resources announced today it was “fully committed” to its oil well at Wressle near Scunthorpe and would submit new planning applications to develop the site.
Planners have recommended approval of plans by IGas to test its gas exploration well at Ellesmere Port, despite more than 2,000 objections and a warning about a nearby explosives business.
Council planners in Lancashire have said Cuadrilla’s revised traffic scheme for the proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site is still unacceptable.
The first INEOS shale gas site to come before a council planning meeting has been recommended for refusal.
Research by scientists at Manchester University has found that shale gas is one of the least sustainable choices for generating electricity.