Who spoke today? Cuadrilla’s traffic witness, Johnny Ojeil, of Arup, defended the proposed route for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) to the Roseacre Wood fracking site. He was questioned by the inquiry inspector, Wendy McKay, barristers for Lancashire County Council and Roseacre residents, and Cllr Peter Collins for Newton-with-Clifton […]
No reason to refuse Roseacre appeal on traffic, says Cuadrilla Cuadrilla told the public inquiry into its fracking plans in Lancashire that lorries traveling to the Roseacre Wood site would not make the roads unsafe.
Friends of the Earth says 7,000 people have supported its ongoing action against funding by Barclays Bank for a company that wants to frack in North Yorkshire.
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 […]
Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood application attracted 205 letters of support. 14 speakers addressed the committee in support of the plans. They said the application, if approved, would create jobs, benefit the local national and local economy and contribute to tackling climate change. Here is a selection of the arguments […]
Earlier today, Lancashire County Council planners recommended refusal of Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Roseacre Wood in the Fylde. Drill Or Drop has been looking at the planners’ report to find out how they came up with this recommendation. The report will be discussed by councillors who will […]
Surrey County Council appears to have approved arrangements to deal with lorries to a proposed exploratory oil site without checking evidence from the company, a public inquiry heard this morning.