The Green Party’s MEP for south east England has called for review of guidance given to police at anti-drilling protests in Sussex.
Policing of protests at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site will use officers from other parts of the UK, as well as the local force, from next week.
The company exploring for oil at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex announced this morning it had received permission to flow test the well.
Documents released yesterday confirm that council planners told Angus Energy that it did not have permission to drill a new side-track well at its Brockham site in Surrey.
Europa’s exploration site at Bury Hill Wood near Dorking is “the last place in the world” you want to have oil drilled, Green Party Euro MP Keith Taylor told opponents of the scheme this morning.
Horse Hill new drilling and testing plans submitted – MEP says they’re ‘affront to local communities’
As expected, plans for two new wells and extended testing have been submitted for the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick.
Campaigners against oil exploration at Horse Hill near Gatwick are planning a march and mass cycle to the site next week.