The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.
Former council executive accuses East Yorkshire of failing to disclose key information on oil site expansion
A former senior council officer is challenging the authority he worked for over its support for the major expansion of an oil site.
Three East Yorkshire councillors have asked an oil company to establish a community fund if its expansion plans are successful.
Surrey County Council exaggerated the value of the landscape around a proposed site for gas exploration, the company behind the scheme has claimed.
UKOG Dunsfold drilling site would have “adverse impacts” on “highly valued landscape”, day 2 of inquiry told
UKOG’s proposed gas drilling site near Dunsfold in Surrey would have “direct adverse impacts” on a “highly valued landscape”, a public inquiry heard today.
A decision is now due in May on whether oil production plans in East Yorkshire need a detailed environmental study.
East Yorkshire – one of the UK’s biggest carbon polluting areas – has declared a climate emergency after two earlier failed attempts.
Billions of pounds remain invested in fossil fuels through local government pension funds, even though three-quarters of councils have declared a climate emergency, a new report reveals.
Senior Conservatives in East Yorkshire are urging the county council to declare a climate emergency – after defeating two previous calls by their opponents.
DrillOrDrop’s winter diary of events in 2020/21 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.