Planners have recommended approval of plans by IGas to test its gas exploration well at Ellesmere Port, despite more than 2,000 objections and a warning about a nearby explosives business.
Opponents of plans by IGas to test its well at Ellesmere Port say more than 2,200 people have objected to the scheme, due to be decided later this month.
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Protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool. Photo: Frack Free Greater Manchester 40+ events in January 2018 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Events to mark anniversary of the start of work at Preston New Road; Council meetings in Sussex, […]
The shale company, IGas Energy, announced today it wanted to drill and frack a new well on the edge of the Ince marshes in Cheshire.
More than 450 people have signed a petition opposing plans by the shale gas company, IGas, to test its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
IGas has defended its well at Ellesmere Port against allegations that it was more than 1,000m deeper than had been approved in the planning permission.
Council officials are investigating how a gas well in Cheshire was drilled to a depth more than double that referred to in the planning consent.
A council in what could be one of the country’s leading shale gas areas has agreed a new policy document to help it deal with planning applications.
Community groups walk out of “flawed and biased” council fracking inquiry; council accuses them of discourtesy
A council fact-finding inquiry on fracking has become mired in recriminations. Local community groups have accused Cheshire West and Chester Council of a “flawed and biased process” in the way it ran the inquiry. They walked out of the most recent meeting, accusing the council of being heavily […]