The first bid for shale gas exploration in Derbyshire will not need a formal environmental impact assessment, the county council confirmed today.
A decision expected this month on plans by IGas to explore for shale gas at a second site in Nottinghamshire has been put back again.
The company behind plans to produce oil at Wressle near Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire is to appeal against a refusal of planning permission.
Photo by Steve Fareham [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Judges in Manchester are to hear all three legal challenges to rulings by the Secretary of State over fracking in Lancashire.
Parish councillors in the area picked by INEOS for what could be its first shale gas planning application have voted unanimously against the proposals.
An eight year old boy has written to the Prime Minister asking her to prevent fracking near his new home in Derbyshire.
In the past few minutes, councillors in Lincolnshire have refused planning permission to Egdon Resources for 15 years of oil production at its Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
A decision on plans for a second shale gas exploration site in Nottinghamshire has been delayed again.
Planning officers at North Lincolnshire Council have recommended approval of plans to produce oil for 15 years at Egdon Resources’ Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
West Sussex has a last chance next month to strengthen controls on the use of acid in oil and gas operations.