The Cuadrilla public inquiry which closed this week defined the arguments that are likely to be rehearsed across the country when new fracking applications are decided.
After a long-weekend break, the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry at Blackpool Football Club reaches its final day tomorrow (Wednesday 16th March).
The public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s plans to frack near Blackpool reached its final stages last week with the closing arguments from half the groups involved.
Today the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry turned to planning conditions that could be imposed if the proposed sites at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood were approved.
Lancashire County Council put its planning case for refusing the fracking applications at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood. Its witness, Katie Atkinson, argued that the applications did not comply with local and national planning and mineral policies. Here are our top 10 arguments between the two sides […]
Live news as it happens at the 11th of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links.
Live news as it happens at the ninth day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links.
The inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Lancashire goes into Week 3 tomorrow morning (Tuesday 23rd February) with more evidence from Lancashire County Council.
As the public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans nears its half way stage, DrillOrDrop looks back at the key issues from Week 2, starting with the session for public comments. Inquiry background and links
Who spoke today? Cuadrilla’s traffic witness, Johnny Ojeil, of Arup, defended the proposed route for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) to the Roseacre Wood fracking site. He was questioned by the inquiry inspector, Wendy McKay, barristers for Lancashire County Council and Roseacre residents, and Cllr Peter Collins for Newton-with-Clifton […]