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.
A further attempt was announced today to overturn ministerial decisions on fracking in Lancashire.
Check here for live updates from the meeting deciding IGas’s application for two shale gas wells at Springs Road, Misson, north Nottinghamshire. The meeting of the county council’s planning and licensing committee, is at County Hall, starting at 10am. It is expected to hear from the council’s planning […]
Nottinghamshire councillors meet in the morning to decide on the county’s first shale gas planning application.
Planners at Nottinghamshire County Council are recommending approval of a planning application by IGas to drill for shale gas at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
With the decision on Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans in Lancashire just days away, villagers gathered on Saturday to show their opposition to the proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood.
40+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in September 2016, including film screenings, meetings, consultation deadlines, training, information events, fundraisers, walks and talks. Plus advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.
All the comments from members of the public in a consultation on oil production in north Lincolnshire oppose the plans, analysis by DrillOrDrop has revealed.
The recommendation of the inspector at Cuadrilla’s public inquiry into fracking plans in Lancashire has been sent to government. The Planning Inspectorate confirmed that the report went to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Greg Clark, by yesterday’s deadline.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.