Conservative-controlled Scarborough Borough Council declared a climate emergency this afternoon.
Government proposals designed to speed-up fracking decisions are unclear, inappropriate and unjustified, a group of planning experts have said.
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.
A footpath alongside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has reopened after delays to the company’s planned operations.
Live updates from the Examination in Public of the Minerals and Waste Plan for North Yorkshire.
Council agrees £160,000 restoration fund for Kirby Misperton fracking site – “deeply worrying” say campaigners
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack in North Yorkshire have criticised a site restoration fund as inadequate.
North Yorkshire County Council has been ordered to release correspondence about exploration plans by Britain’s biggest shale gas company.