Villagers opposed to drilling for oil in a remote part of the South Downs have accused regulators of a lack of robustness in handling the licence near their homes.
The company behind oil production at Markwells Wood in the South Downs has scaled back its plans following concerns about pollution to drinking water.
Opponents of proposals to drill for oil in woodland in the South Downs National Park have called for the site to be restored immediately after news that a planning application had been withdrawn (details).
People can now comment on new details of plans to produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park.
West Sussex has a last chance next month to strengthen controls on the use of acid in oil and gas operations.
25+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in December 2016, including planning meetings, film screenings, training, presentations, a conference, court case of anti-fracking campaigner Tina Rothery and consultation deadlines. Also advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.
Conservative-led Portsmouth City Council has voted unanimously to object to 20-year plans to drill for oil in the South Downs National Park.