The inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Lancashire goes into week 2 tomorrow morning (Tuesday 15th February), starting with more evidence from the company’s witnesses on the impacts on landscape and traffic.
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.
Residents opposed to Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Preston New Road in Lancashire have complained that the county council’s planning officer had undermined the scale of objections.
19th April 2014 Balcombe residents have accused the Confederation of British Industry of faking Cuadrilla’s record on community engagement with the village. The CBI used the oil and gas exploration company as a case study on its website to illustrate the importance of building trust with local communities. […]