The first shale gas exploration scheme in Derbyshire has been approved.
Government shale gas planning changes a “sad blow to public engagement” – Conservative council leader
The leader of Conservative-controlled Derbyshire County Council has said government plans designed to fast-track shale gas will cut local authorities out of decisions with the biggest impact on communities.
A public inquiry will decide whether IGas should be allowed to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
The company behind oil exploration near Leith Hill in Surrey has submitted three new planning applications for the site.
The eight-day inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans for the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane ended at lunchtime today.
This post has live updates from the closing of the public inquiry into plans by Ineos for shale gas exploration in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane. Today’s session will hear more on conditions and the final arguments from Derbyshire County Council, Eckington Against Fracking and Ineos.
This post has live updates from the last day of evidence at the public inquiry into plans by Ineos for shale gas exploration in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane. Today’s session will hear the company’s planning case in support of its application.