This post has live news updates from Day 3 of the inquiry into IGas plans to test for gas flows at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
This post has live updates from the second day of the inquiry into IGas’s appeal against the refusal of planning permission for testing at its Ellesmere Port well site.
The UK’s first public inquiry on the impact of an onshore gas site on climate change gets underway this morning.
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.
A crane and other equipment was delivered to IGas’s shale gas site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire early this afternoon.
IGas plans to test a gas well in Ellesmere Port will undermine efforts to regenerate a seriously deprived area and put nearby homes and businesses at risk, campaigners will argue later this month.
Images from the IGas site at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire this morning confirm that the company has begun demobilising and removing equipment.