The gas industry welcomed the approval this evening for what could be the first fracked well in the UK since 2011 but it was careful not to appear celebratory. Ken Cronin, of the industry group, UKOOG, (pictured right) said: “It is not a precedent. It is a continuation. […]
North Yorkshire County Council’s planning committee has approved plans by Third Energy to frack its existing well at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale.
Councillors in North Yorkshire meet for the second day to decide on Third Energy’s planning application to frack its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. We’re reporting here throughout the day on the meeting at County Hall in Northallerton. The session begins with statements from people in favour and […]
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64 speakers gave evidence to North Yorkshire County Council today against Third Energy’s plan to frack at its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. Many were local residents. Speakers included a professor, a baroness, a knight of the realm, a former climate diplomat and a current climate scientist, a […]
Over 500 people rallied outside County Hall, Northallerton to show their opposition to Third Energy’s application to frack a well at Kirby Misperton.
DrillOrDrop spoke to some of them
Pictures from County Hall, Northallerton as North Yorkshire Planning Committee meets to consider Third Energy’s application to frack a well at Kirby Misperton. More pictures through the day. This report is part of DrillOrDrop’s Rig Watch project. Rig Watch receives funding from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust. More […]
te Councillors in North Yorkshire meet today to hear arguments in favour and against Third Energy’s planning application to frack its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. We’re reporting here throughout the day on the meeting at County Hall in Northallerton. The decision is expected on day 2 […]
North Yorkshire county councillors meet tomorrow morning (Friday 20 May) and on Monday next week to decide on Third Energy’s planning application to frack at Kirby Misperton. Here’s our guide to the meeting, the plan and the issues.
The head of the fracking company, Cuadrilla, warned this morning that investors didn’t have “limitless patience”.