Friends of the Earth and Frack Free Ryedale have been told that a decision on their legal challenge to the approval of Third Energy fracking plans will be made before the end of October.
The decision by North Yorkshire County Council to approve plans by Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton is to be challenged in court.
Opponents of shale gas exploration warned North Yorkshire County Council today they may seek a judicial review of the decision to grant planning permission to Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton. Also today Greenpeace stepped up its campaign with an appeal for funds to challenge fracking across […]
On Monday evening, North Yorkshire County Council’s planning committee voted by seven to four in favour of an application by Third Energy to frack its existing well at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale. We reported on the immediate reaction from supporters and opponents of the proposal. This round-up has […]
Opponents of fracking vowed to continue their fight following the approval by North Yorkshire County Council of what could be the first fracked well in the UK for over five years. At just before 7pm, the council’s planning committee voted by seven to four in favour of Third Energy’s […]
Senior executives representing five shale gas companies are heading to North Yorkshire next week to promote onshore drilling to business. Opponents of fracking have described the event as a lobbying exercise for plans to frack in the county. And they accuse the organisers of side-ling business figures from […]
Opponents of fracking have said they’re disappointed that the Environment Agency has granted three environmental permits to Third Energy to frack in North Yorkshire. Supporters of the scheme at Kirby Misperton have welcomed the news. Here’s our round-up of reaction. Link to permit details