Coal bed methane exploitation in north Shropshire now looks unlikely after it emerged that geologists working for IGas came to the same conclusion as an anti-fracking group – that it is not commercially viable.
Dart Energy’s trouble-hit plans to test drill for coal bed methane at Dudleston Heath in Shropshire now look doomed. The licence giving access to the proposed site at Brooklands Farm has lapsed and campaigners who blockaded the entrance have begun dismantling their protection camp. The local opposition group, […]
We look at results from constituencies with a special interest in fracking or oil and gas exploration. We also review what happened to MPs who voted in parliament for a fracking moratorium earlier this year.
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.