The Mayor of Malton has started private legal proceedings against the government over its proposals to take decisions on shale gas away from local councillors.
Live news updates: Lincolnshire councillors unanimously back oil drilling plans for N Kelsey and Biscathorpe
Live updates from the meeting of Lincolnshire County Council discussing Egdon Resources’ planning applications to drill and test oil wells at North Kelsey and Biscathorpe. Planning officers have recommended the go-ahead for both schemes. Previous planning permissions for both sites have expired. The only work carried out was the […]
Live updates from Surrey County Council planning meeting to discuss a Traffic Management Plan for Europa’s oil exploration site at Bury Hill Wood, near Leith Hill. The meeting is also discussing a survey and safety audit for the site. These are conditions of a planning permission granted in August […]
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A legal agreement required for final planning consent at Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site has been delayed for another month.
Councillors deciding Third Energy’s fracking application in North Yorkshire were given “misleading” information about bats flying over the wellsite, Friends of the Earth said today.
Opponents of shale gas have appealed to county councillors in North Yorkshire to overrule planners and refuse Third Energy’s application to frack at Kirby Misperton, in Ryedale.
Third Energy said it would review the reasons given by Ryedale councillors who voted this evening against the company’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton.
A second barrister has confirmed that Lancashire councillors could refuse Cuadrilla’s plans to frack up to four wells at Preston New Road – and defend the decision if it went to appeal. But the organisation representing the onshore oil and gas industry has said its barrister has backed […]