INEOS has confirmed it will begin seismic surveys for shale gas next month in parts of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough.
The Conservatives have made big gains in the county council elections in areas in the frontline of fracking for shale gas.
IGas said today it expects to drill its Nottinghamshire shale gas wells in the second half of this year.
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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?
The National Trust is continuing to refuse access for seismic surveying at historic Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire, despite threats of legal action.
The shale gas company, INEOS, has been accused of bullying landowners to allow access for geological surveys.
A legal agreement required for final planning consent at Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site has been delayed for another month.
A decision on plans for a second shale gas exploration site in Nottinghamshire has been delayed again.