North Yorkshire County Council has been defending its approval of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale.
A proposal to produce oil for 20 years from a site in the South Downs National Park is likely to have significant effects on the environment, planners have concluded.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of July and later in the year here
40+ key dates and events in July 2016, including film screenings, conferences, meetings, deadlines, presentations and demonstrations. And advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of June and later in the year here
Fracking Week in Politics is back with: Mark Williams on environmental impact assessments for fracking Cat Smith on the impact of fracking on coastal tourism Murdo Fraser and Liam Kerr on jobs from fracking in Scotland Links to our reports on key debates in the Scottish Parliament and Northern Ireland […]
The Energy Minister, Andrea Leadsom, suggested today that shale gas companies would not apply to frack in sensitive areas, such as the edge of villages.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Westminster: the government says community involvement in fracking planning applications remains paramount.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Chris Matheson on chemical leaks and fracking in the countryside Alex Cunningham on licence block boundaries Baroness Featherstone on Government support for fracking Role of shale gas to tackling fuel poverty Community veto for fracking plans Nuclear and shale gas versus renewables
Labour-led Swansea Council has voted overwhelmingly to take a stand against fracking. It is the fifth council in under a fortnight to criticise the process (details).