More than 20,000 people have signed a petition launched yesterday demanding a stop on shale oil production at Angus Energy’s Brockham site in Surrey.
Mole Valley District Council has called for local oil and gas operations to stop if they are implicated in the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey.
The Environment Agency has re-arranged a public information meeting about Europa’s oil exploration plans in Surrey, after last week’s event was cancelled.
Our review of 2017 reaches May, with protests near Blackpool, Chesterfield, Dorking and Edinburgh, plus the arrival of equipment at a drilling site in West Sussex.
During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. Each day, starting today with January, we’ll be publishing images from the 12 months of the past year.
Objectors to plans to explore for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey have accused the county council of trying to “smuggle through” unworkable arrangements for traffic.
60-tonne lorry to deliver equipment along sunken lane to drilling site near Leith Hill – traffic plan
Road closures, stop-go boards and parking suspensions are among the proposals in a long-awaited plan for routing delivery lorries weighing up to 60 tonnes to Europa’s oil exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey. The consultation on the company’s traffic management plan closes tomorrow (Wednesday 21st June).