As councillors in Nottinghamshire prepare to consider a financial guarantee for what could be county’s second shale gas site, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Russell Scott, asks can bonds protect communities and do they risk setting a dangerous precedent?
Planners at Nottinghamshire County Council are recommending approval of an application by IGas to drill a shale gas well at Tinker Lane, between Blyth and Barnby Moor.
A legal agreement clearing the way for Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site has been delayed for the third time, the County Council confirmed today.
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A decision expected this month on plans by IGas to explore for shale gas at a second site in Nottinghamshire has been put back again.
A legal agreement required for final planning consent at Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site has been delayed for another month.
Half the 10 most viewed posts on DrillOrDrop this year were about a single company – IGas The post at number 1 reported on the company’s decision in February to abandon its coal bed methane site at Upton, near Chester. At number 6 was the report on the […]
A legal agreement required for final planning consent for Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site is due to be completed by the end of January 2017.
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 their discussion at 10.30am of an application by IGas to drill two shale gas wells at Springs Road, Misson, in Bassetlaw. The decision was deferred on 5 October to allow the county council to take legal advice on a covenant on a neighbouring nature […]