The Mayor of Malton, in North Yorkshire, has failed in his attempt to bring a legal challenge against the government over the definition of fracking. But he said he had won important concessions in his campaign to restrict the shale gas industry.
The Mayor of Malton has started private legal proceedings against the government over its proposals to take decisions on shale gas away from local councillors.
A pipeline linking Third Energy’s gas production sites in the Vale of Pickering appears to be in the wrong place, North Yorkshire planners have told the company.
Councillors in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, have rejected proposals to employ a specialist to represent them at a hearing that will decide the area’s fracking policy for the next 20 years.
A North Yorkshire County Council meeting was suspended this morning when opponents of fracking demanded action to address concerns about imminent operations at a site near their homes.
Senior staff from INEOS held private meetings with parish councillors in Cheshire, Derbyshire and North Yorkshire this week to explain the company’s plans to explore for shale gas. Opponents of fracking held demonstrations outside the meetings at Frodsham and Malton. Look out for our reports on issues raised at the […]
North Yorkshire County Council has set the date to consider Third Energy’s proposal to frack for shale gas at its site at Kirby Misperton The council’s planning committee will meet to vote on the planning application in four weeks’ time on Friday 20 May 2016 at County Hall […]