Documents seen by DrillOrDrop this evening suggest that drilling at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex has not gone according to plan.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.
In this week’s listings: Lancashire fracking protest court hearing; Don’t Drill The Weald rally; Comment deadline on planning applications; Premier and screenings of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power; Gathering on the Green; Plus meetings, fundraisers and information events
Independent experts are to begin monitoring wells, boreholes and air quality around an oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex on behalf of residents.
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The Green Party’s MEP for south east England has called for review of guidance given to police at anti-drilling protests in Sussex.
A previously unidentified oil-bearing zone has been found in Kimmeridge Limestone at Broadford Bridge, it was reported yesterday.
For the first time, there appears to be a concerted campaign by investors in an oil company to support planning proposals for exploration.
In this week’s listings: Food Growers Against Fracking rally, Preston New Road; Solidari-Tea Party at Broadford Bridge; Rolling Resistance bike ride from Manchester to Blackpool; Closing date for comments on INEOS shale gas plans for Common Road, Harthill; Plus presentations, meetings and training
A month-long public consultation has opened on a bid to extend planning consent at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.