Today is one of the busier days in the UK debate about fracking and onshore drilling. In the space of six hours, there will be nine events, including council debates, exhibitions, public meetings, a demonstration and a social.
Lancashire councillors agreed this afternoon to delay a decision on Cuadrilla’s proposals to frack at Preston New Road in the Fylde. The county council’s development control committee will consider the application again on Monday morning (29th June 2015) after taking legal advice on planning policy.
Plans to make it easier to dispose of radioactive waste underground took another step forward yesterday afternoon (25th February 2015).
Leaked document reveals new drilling proposals in east Kent, as Canterbury opposes frack-free motion New plans for exploratory drilling at Tilmanstone in east Kent has been leaked to an anti-fracking campaign group. They came to light as councillors in Canterbury voted against a motion to make the district […]
Decision on Cuadrillla’s Balcombe well should have been delayed – author of oil and gas planning motion
5th May 2014 The decision to grant planning permission to Cuadrilla to test its well at Balcombe should have been deferred, according to one of the authors of guidelines to West Sussex County Council on oil and gas development.
West Sussex responds to charge of ignoring its own motion on oil and gas applications with Balcombe decision
2nd May 2014 West Sussex County Council has issued a statement in response to charges that it ignored its own motion on approving oil and gas developments when it gave the green light to Cuadrilla’s plans at Balcombe.