Greenhouse gas emissions from existing fossil fuel infrastructure are enough to burst through the critical limit of 1.5C in global temperature rise, a major new report warned today.
Opponents of plans to explore for gas near the Surrey village of Dunsfold take their case to the Royal Courts of Justice next week.
A local Conservative councillor has urged the levelling up secretary, Michael Gove, to intervene in plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production and more drilling at a site in East Yorkshire.
For a second time, opponents and supporters of plans for expansion at an oil site in East Yorkshire have put their cases to councillors.
The decision on the Dunsfold/Loxley gas exploration site in Surrey is to be made by the communities’ secretary, Michael Gove, it was announced this afternoon.
Ineos plans for Derbyshire’s first shale gas well come under scrutiny at a public inquiry in Chesterfield this week.
Neil Stevens, a highways officer for Lancashire County Council, told the inquiry today: “The [Roseacre Wood] site is remote from the major road network. Safe and suitable access cannot be achieved by the Traffic Management Plan. The increase in traffic, particularly from heavy goods vehicles, would be […]