An anti-fracking campaigner has failed in an attempt to censure Third Energy over claims about its history in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire County Council, which will decide a planning application next year for hydraulic fracturing, has defended pension fund investments in the fossil fuel industry.
A local councillor in North Yorkshire says Third Energy showed him a diagram of ten horizontal boreholes leading from the well the company wants to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton.
A second public consultation opens today on whether Third Energy should receive environmental permits to carry out fracking at a well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
A decision on Third Energy’s plan to frack at Kirby Misperton is unlikely to be made until at least February next year after North Yorkshire planners raised more concerns about the application.
Third Energy application to frack at Kirby Misperton Councillors in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire agreed last night to delay making a recommendation on Third Energy’s plans to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton.
Ryedale District Council in North Yorkshire is being recommending to object to Third Energy’s planning application to frack an existing gas well at Kirby Misperton.