The head of Forest Enterprise in England has declined to meet Surrey residents and the local MEP to discuss concerns about oil drilling on the organisation’s land near Dorking.
This post has live updates from discussions by Surrey County Council’s planning committee on proposals by Europa Oil and Gas to install fencing and buildings at its site at Bury Hill Wood near Leith Hill. Link to meeting agenda The company wants to surround the site with 2m […]
Update on Europa’s drilling plans near Leith Hill: new consultation, permit petition and extended injunction
A new year and a new public consultation is underway in the long-running attempt by Europa to explore for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey.
The company behind oil drilling plans near Leith Hill in Surrey has sought an extension to its injunction against protesters.
Councillors voted unanimously last night (6 September 2017) to take action to protect trees on the route to be used by lorries delivering to an oil exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Objectors to plans to explore for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey have accused the county council of trying to “smuggle through” unworkable arrangements for traffic.
60-tonne lorry to deliver equipment along sunken lane to drilling site near Leith Hill – traffic plan
Road closures, stop-go boards and parking suspensions are among the proposals in a long-awaited plan for routing delivery lorries weighing up to 60 tonnes to Europa’s oil exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey. The consultation on the company’s traffic management plan closes tomorrow (Wednesday 21st June).
The inspector at a public inquiry into plans to drill for oil in the Surrey Hills said this afternoon he was not confident the management of traffic to the site would work.
Seven-year-old scheme for Surrey exploratory oil well can’t estimate total lorry movements – inquiry hears
A traffic management consultant, working for Europa Oil and Gas, could not give an estimate for the total number of heavy goods vehicle generated by a proposed exploratory drilling site near Leith Hill in Surrey.