Proposals to explore for gas near a Surrey village would harm the beauty, tranquillity and openness of the surrounding landscape, an inquiry heard this afternoon.
Surrey County Council exaggerated the value of the landscape around a proposed site for gas exploration, the company behind the scheme has claimed.
UKOG Dunsfold drilling site would have “adverse impacts” on “highly valued landscape”, day 2 of inquiry told
UKOG’s proposed gas drilling site near Dunsfold in Surrey would have “direct adverse impacts” on a “highly valued landscape”, a public inquiry heard today.
This post has news updates from the afternoon of the opening day of the public inquiry into plans by UK Oil & Gas plc to drill exploratory gas wells near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
Plans to drill for gas near the Surrey village of Dunsfold come under scrutiny at a public inquiry opening tomorrow (Tuesday 27 July 2021).
Detailed plans for one of the UK’s largest onshore oil production schemes in recent years have been published.
More than one thousand people have signed a petition against oil production in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
People are being asked to comment on plans for oil drilling and production near a rare chalk stream in the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.