Opponents of Rathlin Energy’s plans for another exploratory gas wellsite in the West Newton area of East Yorkshire have been lobbying decision-makers ahead of a crucial meeting tomorrow.
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“Tell the truth about seismic testing and property damage”, say campaigners ahead of council decision on Rathlin’s third well
As East Yorkshire councillors prepare to decide on plans by Rathlin Energy for a third oil and gas exploration site, the company declined to comment about allegations that its seismic testing programme damaged local property.
Council officers are recommending approval of plans for another exploratory gas well in Holderness, East Yorkshire.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to decide on Rathlin Energy’s planning application for another well at West Newton in Holderness on Thursday 4th June.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has postponed its decision on Rathlin Energy’s planning application for a new drilling site at West Newton until after the May elections.
Rathlin Energy’s drilling operations in East Yorkshire have been heavily criticised by local people contributing to an official consultation. They accused the company of causing noise, damaging vibrations, light pollution, smells and extra traffic.