The inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Lancashire goes into week 2 tomorrow morning (Tuesday 15th February), starting with more evidence from the company’s witnesses on the impacts on landscape and traffic.
At the end of the first week of the public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking plans the key battlegrounds are becoming clear.
The public inquiry examining Cuadrilla’s appeal on its applications to frack in Lancashire is expected to hear 15 days of evidence, under a programme published this week.
Councillors in Lancashire have urged the local government secretary, Greg Clark, to take no part in the decision on planning appeals over fracking in the county.
As a government decision to have the final say on Cuadrilla’s fracking appeals made the headlines last week (see DrillOrDrop report), another appeal involving the company got underway more quietly.
Barbara Richardson, of Roseacre Awareness Group, gives her reaction to the announcement by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government that he will decide Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking appeals. (See DrillOrDrop report)
Cuadrilla Resources is giving up on its exploratory shale gas site at Becconsall on the edge of the Ribble Estuary.
A High Court judge gave permission this morning for a judicial review of the decision by Lancashire County Council to approve Cuadrilla’s monitoring scheme at Roseacre Wood.
In the past few minutes a judge in the High Court has given permission for a judicial review of the planning permission granted to Cuadrilla for a monitoring array at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire. A written application for judicial review had been refused. But at a hearing at […]
A supporter of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack in Lancashire will be allowed to take an active part in the forthcoming public inquiry into the company’s planning applications.