The government is delaying a decision on Third Energy’s fracking plans at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire until the company has filed its latest accounts.
Campaigners in North Yorkshire have said they may seek an injunction against fracking by Third Energy at Kirby Misperton because of concerns about the pipeline that would transport any produced gas.
Fracking Week in Parliament MPs have questioned ministers in three departments over plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
The final decision on Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton has been delayed because of a loophole in the Infrastructure Act, the government said this evening.
A North Yorkshire County Council meeting was suspended this morning when opponents of fracking demanded action to address concerns about imminent operations at a site near their homes.
As Third Energy prepares for the UK’s first high volume hydraulic fracture for six years, nearly 200 organisations have called for an immediate stop on all fracking activities.
As Third Energy prepares to start fracking in North Yorkshire, new research warns against bringing new sources of gas into production if Europe is to meet its climate targets.
Third Energy should be denied consent to frack in North Yorkshire because it failed to carry out monitoring correctly, Friends of the Earth said this morning.
As Third Energy prepares to frack the first UK onshore well since 2011, nine environmental organisations have told the government they have “growing concerns” about the process.
In this week’s listings: energy ministers questioned by parliamentary select committee, plus performances, presentations, meetings, film screenings and four events near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site.