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The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.
Plans for more drilling and testing at the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill, near Gatwick Airport, were published this morning.
Resident challenges minister’s decision to reopen inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood fracking plans
A man who lives 500m from Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire has begun a legal challenge to the government.
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.