MP Kevin Hollinrake has defended his decision to survey supporters in his Thirsk and Malton constituency on fracking.
The MP who represents the North Yorkshire village where Third Energy wants to carry out fracking has resigned as the vice-chair of an industry-funded parliamentary group on unconventional oil and gas.
A decision on Third Energy’s plans to frack for shale gas in Ryedale could now be delayed until March.
A couple from North Yorkshire who visited fracking areas in Pennsylvania say their experiences should be a warning to Ryedale.
Campaigners against fracking in the Ryedale district of Yorkshire have accused the local MP of betrayal and acting as an industry spin doctor after he announced plans for a private meeting with four leading shale gas companies. DrillOrDrop reported yesterday that the Producers’ Summit, organised by the Conservative […]
A local councillor in North Yorkshire says Third Energy showed him a diagram of ten horizontal boreholes leading from the well the company wants to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton.
A report by council officials in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, has raised concerns that fracking in the district could put off visitors.