Third Energy said it would review the reasons given by Ryedale councillors who voted this evening against the company’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton.
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 […]
The Planning Inspectorate announced today it has granted permission for monitoring and site restoration at the Grange Hill exploration site near Singleton in Lancashire. But it has refused the company’s application for costs.
As a government decision to have the final say on Cuadrilla’s fracking appeals made the headlines last week (see DrillOrDrop report), another appeal involving the company got underway more quietly.
Lancashire County Council is offering £100,000 for three month’s work to defend its refusal of planning permissions to Cuadrilla to frack in the Fylde.
A High Court judge in London will rule later this month on whether a residents’ group can challenge permission granted by Lancashire County Council for a fracking monitoring scheme in the Fylde.
Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking appeals could be heard at a public inquiry in six months’ time, according to correspondence between the company’s lawyers and the Planning Inspectorate.
Campaigners in the Fylde area of Lancashire are asking people across the UK to help it fight Cuadrilla’s fracking appeals. They say the result of the appeals will set a precedent for fracking applications across the country.
Celtique Energie has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds of costs to a campaign group and West Sussex County Council after withdrawing its appeal over plans for exploratory drilling.
Cuadrilla to appeal against Lancashire fracking refusals; “blatant disregard for local people”, say campaigners
As expected, Cuadrilla is to appeal against the refusal of its two applications to frack in the Fylde area of Lancashire. Campaigners said the appeals disregarded local democracy and would put further pressure on residents.