The concentration of climate-changing methane peaked when Third Energy carried out maintenance on a North Yorkshire gas site, researchers have found.
Councillors have voted for an indefinite moratorium on fracking in the North Yorkshire district where Third Energy has permission for the process.
The company behind plans to frack in North Yorkshire has told community representatives it is now concentrating on its conventional gas business.
Third Energy has said it will apply to extend the duration of planning permission for the KMA wellsite at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
Third Energy has committed to drill three wells and frack four in the Ryedale area of North Yorkshire in the next four years.
Air pollution in North Yorks village changed from rural to urban levels as Third Energy prepared to frack
Air quality near Third Energy’s gas site in North Yorkshire deteriorated as the company mobilised equipment and got ready to frack, research has revealed.
The government should refuse consent for Third Energy’s fracking plans in North Yorkshire, campaigners said this morning in response to publication of the company’s annual accounts.