DrillOrDrop’s update of the latest council news on fracking and onshore oil and gas: Presumption against unconventional gas in Swansea’s Local Development Plan East Riding of Yorkshire supports a motion against fracking Two delays to shale gas plans in Nottinghamshire New application underway in North Lincolnshire Minerals plan […]
Dart Energy will have to face cross-examination by a local campaign group in its planning dispute over coal bed methane exploration in Shropshire.
The yo-yo that is Dart Energy’s appeal over its coal bed methane application at Dudleston in Shropshire seems to have finally come to rest at a public inquiry.
Dart Energy’s appeal for an exploratory coalbed methane borehole at Dudleston Heath near Ellesmere in Shropshire has been downgraded from a public inquiry to hearing.
Dart Energy is seeking to avoid the public defence of its proposals for coal bed methane drilling in Shropshire. The company is challenging a decision to hold a public inquiry into its planning application for an exploratory borehole at Dudleston Heath, near Ellesmere.
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Infrastructure Bill gets royal assent and government accused of breaking promise on fracking conditions Wales imposes moratorium on fracking planning applications and government devolves oil […]
Key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in February and March Conferences Public meetings and debates Second reading of fracking private members bill Planning meeting on Cuadrilla’s Grange Road site in Lancashire Deadlines on planning and permit applications and appeal statements Training days Climate March
Conservatives on Shropshire Council have voted against national party policy and opposed for the second time a planning application for coal bed methane exploration.
Shropshire councillors have voted for a second time against proposals by Dart Energy to explore for coal bed methane at Dudleston near Ellesmere. But the final decision will be made by the planning inspectorate.
A decision on Dart Energy’s planning application to explore for coal bed methane at Dudleston Heath has been taken out of local hands because Shropshire Council delayed its decision for too long. A planning inspector will now decide on the plans, possibly after May’s general election.