Councillors and anti-fracking groups are planning a series of meetings in Sefton and West Lancashire in response to plans by the oil and gas company, Aurora Energy Resources, to carry out 3D seismic surveying.
Over 500 people rallied outside County Hall, Northallerton to show their opposition to Third Energy’s application to frack a well at Kirby Misperton.
DrillOrDrop spoke to some of them
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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.
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An anti-fracking group has called for a public statement by Fylde Council after it dropped its prosecution over signs opposing Cuadrilla’s proposed Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool.
Live news as it happens at the first day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans in the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our summary page for more information, posts and links
The government promised to deliver shale in 2015 – but during the year no wells were fracked and no applications for shale gas exploration were approved.
After MPs backed fracking under National Parks, Labour immediately called for a moratorium. The vote, by 298-261, approved the government’s Draft Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing (Protected Areas) Regulations 2015.
Anti-fracking campaigners in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire are urging their MP to oppose regulations that fail to ban hydraulic fracturing in some protected areas, despite a government promise.