Our digest of May’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them. This month’s top stories …
More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on ministers to publish advice on the impacts of fracking on UK climate targets.
North Yorkshire County Council’s planning committee has approved plans by Third Energy to frack its existing well at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale.
64 speakers gave evidence to North Yorkshire County Council today against Third Energy’s plan to frack at its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. Many were local residents. Speakers included a professor, a baroness, a knight of the realm, a former climate diplomat and a current climate scientist, a […]
Pictures from County Hall, Northallerton as North Yorkshire Planning Committee meets to consider Third Energy’s application to frack a well at Kirby Misperton. More pictures through the day. This report is part of DrillOrDrop’s Rig Watch project. Rig Watch receives funding from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust. More […]
te Councillors in North Yorkshire meet today to hear arguments in favour and against Third Energy’s planning application to frack its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. We’re reporting here throughout the day on the meeting at County Hall in Northallerton. The decision is expected on day 2 […]
North Yorkshire county councillors meet tomorrow morning (Friday 20 May) and on Monday next week to decide on Third Energy’s planning application to frack at Kirby Misperton. Here’s our guide to the meeting, the plan and the issues.