People living near a proposed oil production site in the South Downs National Park voted almost unanimously last night against the scheme.
Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
The South Downs National Park has published plans by UK Oil & Gas Investments for 20 years of oil production at Markwells Wood in West Sussex.
The residents association for people living round the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil well in Surrey has criticised the location on Horse Hill. But the company behind the development is planning for production at the site.
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 […]
On Friday (20 May) councillors in North Yorkshire will meet to decide whether to approve what could be the UK’s first fracked shale gas well for more than five years.
The energy minister, Andrea Leadsom, promised today there would be “no compromise” on taking account of the views of local communities on fracking.