Plans to produce oil at a site in the South Downs could pose an unacceptable risk to a nearby source of drinking water, the Environment Agency has said.
Planners at Nottinghamshire County Council are recommending approval of an application by IGas to drill a shale gas well at Tinker Lane, between Blyth and Barnby Moor.
Next week, councillors in Nottinghamshire will decide whether to give the go-ahead to the first shale gas exploration in the county.
Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
In the past few minutes, councillors in Ryedale have voted against plans to frack near the village of Kirby Misperton. The district council ‘s planning committee recommended refusal of the scheme by Third Energy to frack its existing KM8 well. The vote was seven for, one abstention and […]
Councillors in North Yorkshire want detailed information to be collected about the health of local people before fracking starts.
Trafford council planners are recommending approval of IGas’s proposed coal bed methane site next to the Davyhulme water treatment works.