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Downs National Park have called for the site to be restored immediately after news that a planning application had been withdrawn (details).
The South Downs National Park Authority has announced that a planning application for oil drilling and production at Markwells Wood in West Sussex has been withdrawn.
Plans to produce oil at a site in the South Downs could pose an unacceptable risk to a nearby source of drinking water, the Environment Agency has said.
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People can now comment on new details of plans to produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park.
Planners in the South Downs have demanded more information on the effects of plans to drill new wells and produce oil for 20 years.
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