Guest post by Stuart Lane In this Guest Post, Stuart Lane, chair of Fossil Free Dorset, reports on the expiry of planning permission this weekend for drilling at California Quarry, in Swanage. An occupation of the proposed site since September has now ended. InfraStrata was granted permission in 2013 […]
Nottinghamshire councillors have approved the first shale gas application in the East Midlands. At a meeting of the county council’s planning committee, members voted 7-4 in favour of IGas’s plans for two exploratory shale gas wells at Springs Road, Misson. Click here for who voted how on the […]
Councillors in Nottinghamshire resume discussions in the morning (15/11/2016) on an IGas plan to drill two shale gas wells at Misson in Bassetlaw.
Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
The decision on plans by IGas to drill two shale gas exploration wells at Misson in north Nottinghamshire is now likely to be delayed for another three months.
A parliamentary committee due to discuss government proposals for fracking in the UK’s most prized landscapes has just one member who might see drilling in his constituency.
The Wildlife Trusts are urging the Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, to extend the areas where fracking is banned. The appeal comes on the final day for comments to a government consultation on the latest round of oil and gas licences. The Wildlife Trusts, which has identified nearly 200 […]