As predicted by several newspapers yesterday, Conservative manifesto pledges on shale gas did not make it into this morning’s Queen’s Speech.
60-tonne lorry to deliver equipment along sunken lane to drilling site near Leith Hill – traffic plan
Road closures, stop-go boards and parking suspensions are among the proposals in a long-awaited plan for routing delivery lorries weighing up to 60 tonnes to Europa’s oil exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey. The consultation on the company’s traffic management plan closes tomorrow (Wednesday 21st June).
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has changed its policy on fracking and called for a moratorium unless shale gas extraction secures “radical reductions” in carbon emissions.
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A former Conservative parliamentary candidate and leading establishment figure has condemned the Tory manifesto pledges in support of fracking.
A Conservative government would take some decisions on shale gas drilling plans out of local control.
Plans by INEOS to drill an exploratory shale gas well in north Derbyshire have been published by the county council.