Springs Road, Misson, Nottinghamshire

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Photo: Nottinghamshire County Council

Key facts

Address: Misson wellsite, Springs Road, Misson, Doncaster DN10 6ET

Planning applications:  ES/3379 (two exploration wells) and F/3321 (12 monitoring boreholes)

Environmental permit: EPR/DB3400TG

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Timeline

2 June 2017

Nottinghamshire County Council published Section 106 legal agreement for the Springs Road site. Details

31 March 2017

Nottinghamshire County Council confirms Section 106 legal agreement is due to be finalised by the end of May 2017

3 February 2017

Nottinghamshire County Council confirms Section 106 legal agreement is due to be finalised by the end of February 2017. Details

12 December 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council confirms Section 106 legal agreement is due to be finalised by the end of January 2017. Original target date was 5 January 2017. Details

15 November 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council’s planning committee voted by 7-4 to approve an application by IGas for two shale gas wells at this site. Details

5 October 2015

Nottinghamshire County Council’s planning committee delays decision on application after it is warned that approval could allow acts illegal under a protective covenant Details

27 September 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council planners recommend approval of two shale gas wells at Springs Road, Misson. Details

5 August 2016

New public consultation ends

15 July 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council delays decision until a special meeting on 5 October 2016

New consultation begins on extra information required by the council

20 June 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council requires extra information from Dart Energy (East England) Ltd on geology, ecology, landscape and visual impact. Details

16 June 2016

Environment Agency grants a mining waste permit

8 March 2016

Closing date for comments on mining waste permit application

25 February 2016

Presentation to Nottinghamshire County Council of results of a survey in Misson parish survey (see 7 February) and a petition against the application signed by 70% of the village

22 February 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council says it needs more information about how IGas chose the Misson site and further details about surface water run-off, ecology, traffic, unexploded ordnance and the likely impacts of shale gas exploration on the landscape. New determination date set for 29 July 2016.

12 February 2016

Environment Agency public information meeting on the permit application

7 February 2016

Results of a survey of Misson parish, which found 87% of participants were against the planning application, 4% in favour and 9% undecided Details

28 January 2016

Dart Energy (East England) Ltd applies to the Environment Agency for a mining waste permit

27 January 2016

Equipment moved onto the site at Misson to begin ground water monitoring. Details

19 January 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council’s planning committee approves an application for 12 groundwater monitoring boreholes at Springs Road, Misson Details

16 December 2015

Bassetlaw District Council planning committee (a statutory consultee) accepts the recommendation of officers and offers no objection to the plans

30 October 2015

First consultation opens on exploration wells  Details

15 October 2015

IGas applies for permission to drill up to two shale gas exploration wells (one vertical to 3,500m and one deviated to a depth of 4,350m) at Springs Road, Misson

16 July 2016

Island Gas Limited applies for permission to drill up to 12 groundwater monitoring boreholes at land off Springs Road, Misson