INEOS plans to explore for shale gas in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts are disproportionate, intrusive and in the wrong place, according to the parish council.
More than 450 people have signed a petition opposing plans by the shale gas company, IGas, to test its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
Third Energy investigates release from Kirby Misperton gas site after residents complain about “sickening” smell
The company that wants to frack a well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has apologised to people living nearby about a smell from the site last week.
Resident challenges minister’s decision to reopen inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood fracking plans
A man who lives 500m from Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire has begun a legal challenge to the government.
Last week’s decision by a government minister to reopen the planning inquiry into one of Cuadrilla’s fracking sites in Lancashire has made local people more determined to fight it, a spokesperson for the community has told DrillOrDrop.
Heavy lorries travelling to Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Roseacre Wood would have an unacceptable impact on road safety, the inquiry into the scheme heard today.
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 […]
In this week’s Fracking Week in Westminster: the government says community involvement in fracking planning applications remains paramount.
No reason to refuse Roseacre appeal on traffic, says Cuadrilla Cuadrilla told the public inquiry into its fracking plans in Lancashire that lorries traveling to the Roseacre Wood site would not make the roads unsafe.
The government will not win public support for fracking by behaving like a salesperson for the technique, a new study has concluded.