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.
A leading member of Lancashire County Council joined criticism today of Cuadrilla’s record on planning conditions.
The company behind plans to produce oil at Wressle near Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire is to appeal against a refusal of planning permission.
Local communities hold the least power in the planning process and central government and developers hold the most, according to a survey of councillors across the UK.
In the past few minutes, councillors in Lincolnshire have refused planning permission to Egdon Resources for 15 years of oil production at its Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Our first weekly events listing for 2017 features scheduled daily roadside protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in Lancashire plus North Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee meeting to decide plans by Egdon for oil and gas production at Wressle.
20+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in January 2017, including information meetings, three Meet the Regulator drop-ins, presentations, planning committees, consultations and deadlines. Also advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.