The head of Forest Enterprise in England has declined to meet Surrey residents and the local MEP to discuss concerns about oil drilling on the organisation’s land near Dorking.
Cyclists rode between oil drilling sites in the Weald of southern England to raise awareness of their concerns about pollution and industrialisation.
This post has live updates from discussions by Surrey County Council’s planning committee on proposals by Europa Oil and Gas to install fencing and buildings at its site at Bury Hill Wood near Leith Hill. Link to meeting agenda The company wants to surround the site with 2m […]
In this week’s listings: Two ministers give evidence to select committee inquiry on fracking planning guidance; Parliamentary launch of report on the relationship of fracking and historic coal mining; Surrey councillors consider Europa’s fencing plans for its oil exploration site near Leith Hill; Continuing United Resistance campaign against fracking in […]
Europa Oil and Gas has withdrawn all the proposals for managing lorries delivering to its exploratory drilling site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
For this weekend’s long read, Ben Dean explores the rules behind onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs) and examines the decisions to be made for a group of PEDLs this year.
Another report commissioned by opponents of oil exploration, has criticised plans by Europa to drill near Leith Hill in Surrey.