Plans for long-term oil extraction in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds would introduce a permanent industrial feature in a deeply rural and tranquil landscape, countryside officials have warned.
The would-be shale gas company, Aurora Energy Resources, has withdrawn its planning application to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
Plans to produce oil for 25 years near the village of Puddletown in Dorset have prompted local objections and national concerns.
The company that wants to frack for shale gas near Formby in Lancashire is pressing ahead with its planning application, despite the government’s recent moratorium.
A plan to drill and frack near important wildlife sites in Sefton and West Lancashire should not be approved, the government’s nature conservation adviser has warned.
IGas has been given extra time to prepare its shale gas site at Misson in Nottinghamshire prompting disappointment and concern from residents and environmental groups.
Planners have recommended approval of shale gas plans at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire, subject to a legal agreement and 52 conditions.
A High Court judge has rejected the legal challenge against planning permission to frack in North Yorkshire.
Guest post by Chris Redston Chris Redston, a campaigner with Frack Free Ryedale, comments on what yesterday’s approval of exploratory shale gas drilling at Misson says about the planning system On Tuesday Nottinghamshire County Council approved an application from fracking company IGas for exploratory drilling for shale gas at Misson […]