Cyclists take to the road tomorrow (Saturday 22 September 2018) for a ride that tours five current and proposed shale gas sites in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.
The shale gas company, IGas, has been criticised for treating communities with “disrespect and contempt” after serving a High Court injunction on two residents’ groups.
A judge at the High Court in London has granted an interim injunction to IGas for sites in the East Midlands and Cheshire.
Villagers have highlighted what they believe is the threat to five species of owl on land next to the IGas shale gas site at Misson, in north Nottinghamshire.
IGas reports drilling delay in Notts, postponed fracking plan in Cheshire and setback at Stockbridge
Drilling the first shale gas well in Nottinghamshire has been delayed until at least the autumn, IGas told investors today.
Two consultations opened this afternoon on government proposals to fast-track decisions on shale gas developments in England.
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder declared a loss of more than £10m for 2017.