Plans by INEOS for a second shale gas well in the East Midlands will not need an environmental impact assessment, according to the local council.
Plans by INEOS to drill an exploratory shale gas well in north Derbyshire have been published by the county council.
INEOS has confirmed that it submitted its first planning application for a shale gas well in the UK yesterday.
INEOS confirmed today it would submit a planning application in early May for a vertical shale gas well on the edge of the village of Marsh Lane in north Derbyshire.
The chemical company, INEOS, is facing months of delays over access to council-owned land to carry out surveys for shale gas.
INEOS has begun the planning process for a second site for shale gas exploration – this time in Rotherham borough.
The first bid for shale gas exploration in Derbyshire will not need a formal environmental impact assessment, the county council confirmed today.
Two rallies against fracking today attracted hundreds of campaigners from across the country.
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The two sides of the fracking debate made their case in a small village in north Derbyshire this afternoon.