Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.
Three announcements today on the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil site at Horse Hill near Horley in Surrey.
The company which strongly denied accusations that it drilled for oil without planning consent in Surrey has submitted a new application for the site near Dorking.
Plans by INEOS to explore for shale gas in the greenbelt between Sheffield and Worksop are now open for comment.
Opponents of oil exploration at a site in West Sussex have called for an immediate stop to work after the drill rig was installed yesterday.
INEOS Shale has submitted an application for a mining waste permit for its proposed gas exploration site in the village of Marsh Lane in north east Derbyshire.
The South Downs National Park Authority has announced that a planning application for oil drilling and production at Markwells Wood in West Sussex has been withdrawn.