Dart Energy has dropped its appeal over plans to drill for coal bed methane near Ellesmere in Shropshire. The company’s owners, IGas, also announced today it was abandoning the site. Local campaigners have welcomed the decision. Frack Free Dudleston said this afternoon it was “delighted” with the news.
Cuadrilla to appeal against Lancashire fracking refusals; “blatant disregard for local people”, say campaigners
As expected, Cuadrilla is to appeal against the refusal of its two applications to frack in the Fylde area of Lancashire. Campaigners said the appeals disregarded local democracy and would put further pressure on residents.
Dart Energy’s trouble-hit plans to test drill for coal bed methane at Dudleston Heath in Shropshire now look doomed. The licence giving access to the proposed site at Brooklands Farm has lapsed and campaigners who blockaded the entrance have begun dismantling their protection camp. The local opposition group, […]
Council blocks residents from presenting “valid reasons” for refusing Preston New Road fracking application
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at Preston New Road in the Fylde say their barristers have confirmed there are valid reasons to refuse the application and that the risk of costs would be small if it went to appeal. The Preston New Road Action Group wants to […]
Dart Energy will have to face cross-examination by a local campaign group in its planning dispute over coal bed methane exploration in Shropshire.
Supporters and opponents of a scheme to drill for oil in the Surrey Hills had their last chance today to persuade a planning inspector of their arguments.
Events, meetings and key dates on fracking and onshore oil and gas this month:. Lancashire County Council votes on Cuadrilla’s Fylde fracking applications National anti-fracking rally in Preston Demonstration and council debate in Ryedale European Parliament vote on fracking moratorium Closing date on EA consultation on standard rules […]
The yo-yo that is Dart Energy’s appeal over its coal bed methane application at Dudleston in Shropshire seems to have finally come to rest at a public inquiry.
Dart Energy’s appeal for an exploratory coalbed methane borehole at Dudleston Heath near Ellesmere in Shropshire has been downgraded from a public inquiry to hearing.
The area around Leith Hill, where an oil company wants to drill, is the jewel in the crown of the Surrey Hills and deserves the highest protection, a public inquiry heard this afternoon.