This post has news updates from the second morning of the public inquiry into plans by UK Oil & Gas plc to drill exploratory gas wells near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
Plans to drill for gas near the Surrey village of Dunsfold come under scrutiny at a public inquiry opening tomorrow (Tuesday 27 July 2021).
The public inquiry into plans to explore for gas near the Surrey village of Dunsfold is to be held virtually, the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed.
A public inquiry into plans for gas exploration wells near the Surrey village of Dunsfold is due to be held this summer.
MPs have promised to monitor how quickly the government implements recommendations of the UK’s citizens’ assembly on climate change.
Work to start oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is still awaiting the discharge of planning conditions.
Updated. IGas is demanding to know when the government will announce its decision on shale gas plans in Cheshire.
With the government announcement last week to postpone its decision on plans at IGas’s Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire, a member of Frack Free Upton reflects on, and celebrates, the local campaign against the onshore gas industry.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
Ineos has withdrawn the long-running planning application for coalbed methane extraction at Airth in Falkirk. Opponents of the scheme for 22 new wells and 14 new sites described the decision as “fantastic news”.