Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood application attracted 205 letters of support. 14 speakers addressed the committee in support of the plans. They said the application, if approved, would create jobs, benefit the local national and local economy and contribute to tackling climate change. Here is a selection of the arguments […]
We’ll be updating this page regularly with the latest from today’s meeting of Lancashire County Council’s development control committee in the council chamber at County Hall in Preston. The meeting is considering Cuadrilla’s application to drill, frack and test up to four wells at Roseacre Wood. But it began […]
Nearly 50 people gave evidence today against Cuadrilla’s proposal to frack at Preston New Road in the Fylde area of Lancashire.
Transcripts of parliamentary questions and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 19th June 2015. Post-abandonment monitoring Waste water treatment Fracking revenues for Lancashire Exploration licences and planning approval With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com
The Information Commissioner has ordered the Department of Environment to release its full report on the impact of fracking on the rural economy.
George Osborne told MPs yesterday Britain would be “condemned” to higher energy bills and fewer jobs if it turned its back on fracking.
Drill Or Drop is pleased to post a newspaper article about shale regulation, which disappeared off the Telegraph’s website in under 24 hours. The article was found by one of our readers and is included here so that it can be restored to the web for all but the […]
Earlier today, Lancashire County Council planners recommended approval of Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Preston New Road in the Fylde. Drill Or Drop has been looking at the planners’ report to find out how they came up with this recommendation and what conditions they think should be imposed […]
This morning, Lancashire County Council planners recommended approval of Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Preston New Road. But it recommended refusal on traffic grounds for the company’s fracking application for Roseacre Wood. The applications will be decided at meetings of the council’s Development Control Committee between Tuesday June […]
Transcripts and reports of parliamentary debates, questions and answers about fracking and onshore oil and gas for the two weeks ending 12 June 2015 Public opposition to fracking outweighs support Green MP calls on Labour to leave fossil fuels in the ground Gas versus renewables in bid to […]