North Lincolnshire Council has paid costs of £403,000 after losing an appeal on plans for oil production at Wressle, the site operator has confirmed.
A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
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.
If the UK government’s moratorium on fracking is lifted in the future, shale gas companies are likely to face an extra challenge in North Yorkshire.
Details have been published on the latest stage in a long-running planning dispute over oil production at Egdon Resource’s site at Wressle in north Lincolnshire.
The oil exploration site in Surrey, nicknamed the “Gatwick Gusher”, breached health and safety laws last year, DrillOrDrop has learned.
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals continues to hear about planning issues today..
Work to finalise policies that will shape fracking in North Yorkshire has been put on hold because of a landmark legal ruling.
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals is expected to hear from planning witnesses and members of the public today.