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Plans by Angus Energy to install a new pipeline from its Saltfleetby gas site in Lincolnshire have been approved.
A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
Proposals to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight could threaten the island’s new Biosphere status, it was alleged yesterday.
A group opposed to plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight said its campaign had been boosted by more than 670 objections in 17 days.
Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
The Environment Agency has objected to plans to drill for oil in Dorset because there was no assessment of the risk to water.
The decision on Angus Energy’s planning application for an extended well test at Balcombe will not now be made this month.
A plan for lorry access to the Horse Hill oil site would threaten road safety and disturb local people, the Weald Action Group has complained.
Plans to produce oil for 25 years near the village of Puddletown in Dorset have prompted local objections and national concerns.