Traffic has become one of the most contentious issues in planning decisions for onshore oil and gas. Recently, it was behind the refusals of permission for fracking at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire and a conventional well between the West Sussex villages of Kirdford and Wisborough Green. It was […]
Our digest of August’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and opposition to them – in the UK and around the world.
North Yorkshire County Council has granted permission to Third Energy to drill water monitoring boreholes as part of its plans to frack at a site in Ryedale.
North Yorkshire County Council is being urged to postpone its decision this morning on plans for monitoring boreholes around Third Energy’s proposed fracking site in Ryedale.
Summary of recent activity, applications, consultations and decisions on UK onshore oil and gas.
Reproduced with the kind permission of Howard and Hilda Hiker. The couple visit Third Energy”s proposed fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire, where the company plans to build a noise barrier from shipping containers. More details of Third Energy’s plans here
Third Energy plans to build a 28ft high wall of shipping containers to reduce noise from its proposed fracking site in North Yorkshire. The wall, made up of 42 containers stacked three high, would need 76 lorry trips to deliver. A tarpaulin would be draped over the containers […]
Planners in North Yorkshire have refused for a second time to validate a planning application by Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale. The company withdrew a previous application after admitting there were minor problems with it. But a letter from the council, published by Frack […]
Third Energy’s planning application to frack in Ryedale contained missing, incorrect, vague and conflicting information. It used out-of-date maps and failed to consider the effect of fracking on air quality at a neighbouring tourist resort and caravan and camping park. Crucially, the application did not make it clear […]
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Refusals of Cuadrilla’s planning applications to frack at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood: reports, reaction, pictures Approval of Rathlin Energy’s plan for a second […]