Updates from Day 5 of the reopened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire.
Proposals by Angus Energy to continue oil production from its Lidsey site until 2028 have been supported by officials at West Sussex County Council.
The UK’s biggest shale gas company is expected to issue court documents in the next few days in its legal challenge against the National Trust over access to Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.
In this week’s listings: North West Week in the United Resistance campaign; Second week of evidence at the Roseacre Wood public inquiry – Roseacre Awareness Group and public statements; Drop-in sessions for Derbyshire Minerals Plan consultation; Bolsover Against Fracking public meeting; UK Investor Show; Plus meetings, fundraisers and consultation deadline.
A policy requiring a distance of 500m between homes and fracking sites in North Yorkshire got official backing today – but the fracking industry immediately threatened to challenge it in court.
Live updates: Inspector backs buffer zones between N Yorks shale gas sites and homes plus local fracking definition
Live updates from the extra session on oil and gas policy at the Examination in Public of the Minerals and Waste Plan for North Yorkshire.
Part of the proposed traffic route to Roseacre Wood. Photo: Roseacre Awareness Group Updates from Day 4 of the reopened public inquiry around Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in the Fylde district of Lancashire.