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.
The first high volume frack in the UK since 2011 cleared another hurdle this morning.
The decision on the transport plan for Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton looks likely to be delayed for at least a week because of concerns about the routing of delivery lorries.
North Yorkshire plans to use a different definition of fracking than the government, despite lobbying by the shale gas industry, it emerged today.