Rathlin Energy’s drilling operations in East Yorkshire have been heavily criticised by local people contributing to an official consultation. They accused the company of causing noise, damaging vibrations, light pollution, smells and extra traffic.
Weekly update on parliamentary statements and questions on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments. This week: Government announces opening of bidding for extra money for local authorities dealing with shale oil and gas planning applications – statement Consultation opens on changes to planning laws for groundwater monitoring […]
Updated list of key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in March Climate March and anti-fracking demonstrations Deadline for comments on drilling plans Decision on West Newton-B well in East Yorkshire Consultation meetings and deadlines Conferences Training Private Members’ bills
Key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in February and March Three conferences Public meetings and debates Divestment talks Second reading of fracking private members bill Planning meeting on Dart’s Dudleston application End of consultation for Rathlin Energy application for West Newton B plans Film screeings […]
A statement from Lancashire County Council released within the past few minutes says there will be a new public consultation on Cuadrilla’s two planning applications for exploratory gas wells in the Fylde.
Environmental campaigners and Scotland’s energy minister have criticised the government for ignoring opposition and going ahead with plans to change the trespass laws in favour of shale gas drilling. An industry group said the decision would pave the way for shale gas development in the UK.
The government is going ahead with plans to change the trespass law to give underground access to oil and gas drilling companies, despite more than 40,000 objections.