English councils have begun voting against shale gas development in their areas, in response to the new government polity that fracking needs local support to go ahead.
County councillors in East Yorkshire have rejected calls to declare a climate emergency for a second time.
Two consultations opened this afternoon on government proposals to fast-track decisions on shale gas developments in England.
INEOS second shale gas application for Marsh Lane “unnecessary burden on the public” – Derbyshire official
A senior official in Derbyshire is recommending that the county council does not deal with a second identical shale gas application from INEOS for a proposed site at the village of Marsh Lane.
As expected, the company behind the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil well in Surrey, has confirmed it is preparing to submit a planning application for oil production in the South Downs National Park.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster In a debate on The Energy Bill, MPs discussed: Methane emissions and meeting carbon targets Local decisions on fracking planning applications The Scottish moratorium Falling oil prices and the viability of shale gas Also: the impact of fracking on the steel industry, […]
Update to Timeline – September 2013 24/9/13 Police help Cuadrilla breach planning permission Sussex Police tells West Sussex County Council that lorries entering and leaving the Cuadrilla site at Balcombe this week will use different routes. This would be a breach of the company’s planning permission. In a […]
1986 Autumn Conoco drills Balcombe oil well. http://www.cuadrillaresources.com/our-sites/balcombe/