The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has given formal notice that it intends to apply to extend the life of its shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
The county which hosted the UK’s only high volume fracking sites voted unanimously this afternoon to keep planning decisions on the process with the local planning authority.
Council clears way for new application at Cuadrilla’s fracking site – but Horse Hill faces environmental hurdle
Cuadrilla will not need to submit a detailed environmental statement when it applies to extend the life of its mothballed fracking site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has taken the first step to extending the life of its suspended fracking site near Blackpool.
The government has been asked what assessment it has made of the decision by Aurora Energy Resources to drop its plans to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
The life of a suspended gas well, described by its operator as dry, was extended today by councillors in Lancashire.
Opponents of fracking near Formby are seeking help from their MP to overturn Covid-19 lockdown arrangements at a council meeting.
A campaign group is seeking to overturn council coronavirus arrangements which they say deny them the right to speak in person at a meeting to decide major plans to frack near Formby.
DrillOrDrop’s diary is back after a break when many events were cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus outbreak.
The assessment of earthquake risk from fracking at a proposed shale gas site in Lancashire is superficial, outdated and not justified, experts have concluded.