A council which backed fracking nearly six years ago has adopted new planning rules that could restrict proposals for the controversial process.
Time runs out today for Ineos at a second shale gas site in England.
Plans to drill for gas near the Surrey village of Dunsfold come under scrutiny at a public inquiry opening tomorrow (Tuesday 27 July 2021).
Opponents of fracking in Nottinghamshire have called for stricter planning controls on future shale gas development in the county.
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.