The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.
Officials back Isle of Wight oil drilling at Arreton – “economic benefits outweigh environmental harm”
Proposals to explore for oil on farmland on the Isle of Wight have been supported by council planners despite potential environmental harm.
Former council executive accuses East Yorkshire of failing to disclose key information on oil site expansion
A former senior council officer is challenging the authority he worked for over its support for the major expansion of an oil site.
Opponents and supporters of plans for a major expansion of an oil site in East Yorkshire put their cases to councillors this afternoon.
IGas proposals to produce hydrogen at a second site in Surrey have been published.
The Environment Agency is seeking comments on plans by Angus Energy to process gas at its Saltfleetby field in Lincolnshire.
Time runs out today for Ineos at a second shale gas site in England.
Oil exploration plans on the Isle of Wight would “make the best use” of mineral resources in the transition to a low carbon future, the company behind the proposals has said. But local campaigners have disputed the arguments and said they should be rejected.
The public inquiry into plans by UKOG to explore for gas in Surrey heard today that felling in a key area of woodland is to begin within weeks, contradicting evidence from the company.
Nottinghamshire’s only remaining shale gas site has been ordered to be restored.