In this week’s listings: Start of re-opened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood fracking plans; Anti-fracking rally outside the inquiry hearing; Second oil/gas hearing at Examination in Public of North Yorkshire minerals plan; Decision day for Egdon’s plans for drilling at North Kelsey; Political week in United Resistance campaign against […]
Mark Robinson, Campaigns and Policy Assistant at Campaign to Protect Rural England, argues that radical changes are needed to national planning policy to prevent the threat of fracking to the countryside and the communities who live and enjoy it.
Any fracking at Third Energy’s well at Kirby Misperton could have to wait until the autumn, it emerged today.
The sound barrier at Third Energy’s would-be fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire came down today. This follows the withdrawal of other equipment over the past month.
Who should decide on fracking came under the spotlight on BBC Question Time from Blackpool last night.
INEOS has accused Derbyshire councillors of a “confused” decision based on politics not science after they opposed the company’s plans for a shale gas well.
Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s February 2018 digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.