The Environment Agency announced this afternoon it has approved Third Energy’s hydraulic fracturing plan for the Kirby Misperton site in North Yorkshire.
“This is what it looks like when fracking comes to a Yorkshire village” – workover rig delivered to Kirby Mipserton
Villagers in Kirby Misperton watched – some in tears – as a workover rig inched between cars parked on narrow streets on its way to Third Energy’s fracking site this morning. Video recorded by Leigh Coghill, an opponent of the company’s operation, shows the large delivery lorry appearing […]
The public inquiry to decide whether to grant planning permission for fracking at a second site in Lancashire will reopen in April 2018.
The government suggested today that Lancashire could still receive financial help towards the cost of policing protests against Cuadrilla’s plans to frack for shale gas near Blackpool.
In the past few minutes, police in North Yorkshire have removed an anti-fracking campaigner from an observation tower next to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton.
In this week’s listings Tour by Canadian campaigner Jessica Ernst; Labour Day event at Kirby Misperton, N Yorks; Drop-in meetings on plans for underground geological observatory in Cheshire; Global Frackdown Day and International Day of Action on Climate Change.
Cuadrilla became the first UK operator this afternoon to broadcast a webcast tour and live question and answer session from a shale gas site.