Councillors in Nottinghamshire have backed IGas’s plans for a second shale gas site in the county – but by a margin of just one vote.
Council planners in Nottinghamshire were initially unable to work out the value of a financial bond covering restoration of the Misson shale gas site because the operator, IGas, didn’t give them enough information.
As councillors in Nottinghamshire prepare to consider a financial guarantee for what could be county’s second shale gas site, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Russell Scott, asks can bonds protect communities and do they risk setting a dangerous precedent?
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Planners have recommended approval of shale gas plans at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire, subject to a legal agreement and 52 conditions.
Planners at Nottinghamshire County Council are recommending approval of an application by IGas to drill a shale gas well at Tinker Lane, between Blyth and Barnby Moor.
Councillors in Nottinghamshire will consider plans later this month for what could be the county’s second shale gas well.
A legal agreement clearing the way for Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site has been delayed for the third time, the County Council confirmed today.
A decision expected this month on plans by IGas to explore for shale gas at a second site in Nottinghamshire has been put back again.
A decision on plans for a second shale gas exploration site in Nottinghamshire has been delayed again.