Opponents of fracking have accused a parliamentary group on shale gas regulation of being biased in favour of the industry and failing to reflect the views of communities that might be affected.
Friends of the Earth has confirmed that its legal challenge to the approval of fracking at Third Energy’s site at Kirby Misperton will now be considered in late November.
The decision by North Yorkshire County Council to approve plans by Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton is to be challenged in court.
Sarah Houlston, a farmer whose land is a mile from where Third Energy has permission to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire, told Farming UK TV last month she was concerned about contamination of her water supply. Yesterday, the company’s John Dewar responded. Here’s a transcript of both […]
DrillOrDrop’s digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.
The government has ruled out national limits on the number of fracking sites in shale gas areas. It has also refused to set a minimum distance between wells and homes.
Opponents of shale gas exploration warned North Yorkshire County Council today they may seek a judicial review of the decision to grant planning permission to Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton. Also today Greenpeace stepped up its campaign with an appeal for funds to challenge fracking across […]