The communities secretary, Michael Gove, has blocked two shale gas schemes in south Yorkshire and Cheshire. But ministers have given the go-ahead for gas drilling in Surrey.
Planning consent has run out at Ineos’s shale gas site at Harthill in South Yorkshire.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
A government fund to help English councils deal with shale gas planning applications appears to have paid out just 20% of what was available.
The inquiry into Ineos drilling plans goes into its second week this morning with evidence expected on noise and a proposed acoustic barrier.
This post has live news updates from the opening of the public inquiry into Ineos Upstream’s shale gas plans in the South Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
Rotherham council will not fight Ineos shale gas plans at Woodsetts on highway safety.
Planners are recommending Rotherham council withdraws its objection to Ineos’s shale gas site at Woodsetts on highways grounds.
Residents in the south Yorkshire village of Harthill have failed to overturn planning permission for an Ineos shale gas well near their homes.
Events in January and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.