Formal plans have been submitted for a new Lincolnshire oil site that could produce up to 90,000 tonnes a year.
The community group, Protect Dunsfold, has said it is not giving up its challenge to UKOG’s Loxley gas site in Surrey.
Helen Savage responds to government support for fracking from the West Sussex village of Balcombe, scene of anti-fracking protests in summer 2013.
Government says people living near fracking sites should tolerate more risk and disturbance in the national interest
The UK government formally lifted the moratorium on fracking in England this morning.
IGas has revealed proposals for a new oil production site in Lincolnshire, which it says could extract 90,000 tonnes a year – but officials have said a detailed environmental study is not needed.
Egdon Resources announced today it had submitted an appeal against the refusal of planning permission for its undeveloped North Kelsey site in Lincolnshire.
The Good Law Project announced this morning it was supporting the community group, Protect Dunsfold, in its bid to challenge a government decision to allow exploratory drilling for gas on the edge of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
The company behind plans to explore for gas near a Surrey village has threatened to sue a senior local councillor for libel.
A council which opposed drilling for gas near a Surrey village has taken the first step to fight ministerial approval of the scheme.
Council leaders are due to decide next week whether to take court action against gas drilling near a village in Surrey.