New proposals by Ineos have emerged for a 3m high noise barrier running for more than 100m alongside its site earmarked for shale gas exploration in the south Yorkshire green belt.
People living around the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport have protested about long-term drilling and production plans.
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.
This post has live updates from Surrey County Council ‘s planning committee meeting considering an oil well drilled at Brockham in 2017 against council advice.
Ineos plans for Derbyshire’s first shale gas well come under scrutiny at a public inquiry in Chesterfield this week.
Ineos has received planning permission to explore for shale gas at a site in the village of Harthill in South Yorkshire.
Fracking Week in Parliament. The Business Secretary, Greg Clark, was urged again this week not to approve Third Energy’s bid to frack in North Yorkshire.