The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has published environmental monitoring data from its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
A decision expected this month on plans by IGas to explore for shale gas at a second site in Nottinghamshire has been put back again.
Lancashire County Council has confirmed that some lorries visiting Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have not followed the agreed route, in breach of planning conditions. But the council said it won’t be taking action against them.
The oil and chemicals firm INEOS has revealed details of what could be its first shale gas site in the UK.
Planning officers at North Lincolnshire Council have recommended approval of plans to produce oil for 15 years at Egdon Resources’ Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Plans for more drilling and testing at the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill, near Gatwick Airport, were published this morning.
With the decision on Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans in Lancashire just days away, villagers gathered on Saturday to show their opposition to the proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood.
Heavy lorries travelling to Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Roseacre Wood would have an unacceptable impact on road safety, the inquiry into the scheme heard today.
Neil Stevens, a highways officer for Lancashire County Council, told the inquiry today: “The [Roseacre Wood] site is remote from the major road network. Safe and suitable access cannot be achieved by the Traffic Management Plan. The increase in traffic, particularly from heavy goods vehicles, would be […]
Who spoke today? Cuadrilla’s traffic witness, Johnny Ojeil, of Arup, defended the proposed route for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) to the Roseacre Wood fracking site. He was questioned by the inquiry inspector, Wendy McKay, barristers for Lancashire County Council and Roseacre residents, and Cllr Peter Collins for Newton-with-Clifton […]