An oil company in Surrey is expected to get permission to dispose of waste gas that could have powered up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners said today.
For a second time, opponents and supporters of plans for expansion at an oil site in East Yorkshire have put their cases to councillors.
Egdon Resources announced this morning it has lodged an appeal against the refusal of its planning application for oil production at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Councillors on the Isle of Wight will decide later this month whether to give the go-ahead for oil exploration at Arreton.
This post has live news updates on the vote over whether gas exploration should be allowed near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
Waverley Borough Council has called for the refusal of planning permission for oil and gas drilling at the Loxley wellsite in Dunsfold, Surrey.
Broadford Bridge exploration site. Photo: Broadford Bridge Action Group Councillors in West Sussex have voted by 10-1 to allow another two years at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge.
Dunsfold residents have welcomed a county council vote to refuse plans to drill near their Surrey village.
Officials have supported plans by UK Oil & Gas for a new drilling site near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey despite opposition from local people and councils. A report published this evening has recommended the application be approved by the county council’s planning committee next week. It […]
Local authorities in England have been given new powers from tomorrow to hold meetings, including planning committees, by video or telephone conferencing.