People who want to comment on IGas plans to drill a shale gas exploration well near Blyth in north Nottinghamshire have an extra two weeks to take part in the public consultation.
A new strategy in West Sussex seeks to prevent almost all oil and gas development in the South Downs National Park and the county’s two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Neil Stevens, a highways officer for Lancashire County Council, told the inquiry today: “The [Roseacre Wood] site is remote from the major road network. Safe and suitable access cannot be achieved by the Traffic Management Plan. The increase in traffic, particularly from heavy goods vehicles, would be […]
Our digest of January’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them, including:
Britain can’t afford to ignore the opportunities offered by shale gas, the MP Kevin Hollinrake told a debate in the House of Commons this morning.
A new public consultation on Third Energy’s plans to frack at a site in North Yorkshire is now underway. And another may be needed before the application is decided because the company has still not provided all the information requested by North Yorkshire County Council.
Third Energy plans to build a 28ft high wall of shipping containers to reduce noise from its proposed fracking site in North Yorkshire. The wall, made up of 42 containers stacked three high, would need 76 lorry trips to deliver. A tarpaulin would be draped over the containers […]