Planning officers at North Lincolnshire Council have recommended approval of plans to produce oil for 15 years at Egdon Resources’ Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Next week, councillors in Nottinghamshire will decide whether to give the go-ahead to the first shale gas exploration in the county.
Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
Councillors are being recommended to approve plans to produce gas at a site in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, despite predicted harm to the landscape and in breach of several planning policies.
Trafford council planners are recommending approval of IGas’s proposed coal bed methane site next to the Davyhulme water treatment works.
Planners in North Yorkshire have refused for a second time to validate a planning application by Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale. The company withdrew a previous application after admitting there were minor problems with it. But a letter from the council, published by Frack […]
Third Energy’s planning application to frack in Ryedale contained missing, incorrect, vague and conflicting information. It used out-of-date maps and failed to consider the effect of fracking on air quality at a neighbouring tourist resort and caravan and camping park. Crucially, the application did not make it clear […]