This post has live news updates from Day 3 of the inquiry into IGas plans to test for gas flows at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
This post has live updates from the second day of the inquiry into IGas’s appeal against the refusal of planning permission for testing at its Ellesmere Port well site.
The UK’s first public inquiry on the impact of an onshore gas site on climate change gets underway this morning.
Campaigner Ben Dean argues in this guest post that the single word temporary has cleared the way for oil and gas development in rural areas.
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.
IGas plans to test a gas well in Ellesmere Port will undermine efforts to regenerate a seriously deprived area and put nearby homes and businesses at risk, campaigners will argue later this month.
Drilling could get underway this month at Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire, Misson Springs in Nottinghamshire and West Newton in East Yorkshire. There’ll also be keen interest in what happens at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site after fracking ended last month and equipment continues to be moved off the site. […]