Opponents of shale gas have appealed to county councillors in North Yorkshire to overrule planners and refuse Third Energy’s application to frack at Kirby Misperton, in Ryedale.
Plans by Third Energy to frack an existing well near the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton have been recommended for approval.
Local councillors vote next week on the first plan to frack in Yorkshire. There’s no official recommendation yet on whether Third Energy’s scheme at Kirby Misperton should be approved. But if it is, officers at Ryedale District Council have said fracking should not be allowed on Sundays. The vote […]
IGas cleared the first hurdle to fracking in north Nottinghamshire this morning with the approval of its application for groundwater monitoring at a site earmarked for shale gas extraction.
The site for a proposed coal bed methane exploration borehole at Bryntywod near Llangyfelach, photographed this morning during a visit by members of Swansea Council’s planning committee.
Residents of a small village near Swansea are to make a formal complaint about how councillors decided a planning application for coal bed methane exploration near their homes.
A group in Balcombe in West Sussex, scene of some of the UK’s biggest anti-fracking protests, has won approval for a solar farm that would supply the village and its neighbour with all their electricity.
Dart Energy is seeking to avoid the public defence of its proposals for coal bed methane drilling in Shropshire. The company is challenging a decision to hold a public inquiry into its planning application for an exploratory borehole at Dudleston Heath, near Ellesmere.