As the public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans nears its half way stage, DrillOrDrop looks back at the key issues from Week 2, starting with the session for public comments. Inquiry background and links
Live news as it happens at the first day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans in the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our summary page for more information, posts and links
We’ll be updating this page regularly with the latest from today’s meeting of Lancashire County Council’s development control committee in the council chamber at County Hall in Preston. The meeting is considering Cuadrilla’s application to drill, frack and test up to four wells at Roseacre Wood. But it began […]
Dart Energy’s appeal for an exploratory coalbed methane borehole at Dudleston Heath near Ellesmere in Shropshire has been downgraded from a public inquiry to hearing.
A planning inquiry over oil drilling in the Surrey Hills – described as a “David versus Goliath battle” – reaches the half-way stage when it resumes tomorrow morning (Tuesday April 28th 2015).
Last week, Lancashire’s development control committee rejected the advice of officers and refused planning permission to Cuadrilla to use its Grange Hill wellsite at Singleton for another three years. The company wanted to use the well for pressure testing and seismic monitoring as part of its fracking plans […]