Planners in Lincolnshire have said an oil company has failed to prove that its proposals for drilling and production in a protected landscape are in the national interest.
The Bishop of Grimsby, academics and business leaders have objected to plans for long-term oil production at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Warning that Biscathorpe oil production plans would “cause significant and long-term harm” to Lincolnshire Wolds
Plans for long-term oil extraction in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds would introduce a permanent industrial feature in a deeply rural and tranquil landscape, countryside officials have warned.
People are being asked to comment on plans for oil drilling and production near a rare chalk stream in the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
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Council planners have supported proposals for a one-year well test at the controversial Balcombe oil site in West Sussex, which saw daily protests in summer 2013.
A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
Proposals to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight could threaten the island’s new Biosphere status, it was alleged yesterday.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.
Angus Energy reported this morning it has withdrawn a planning application to test its oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex.