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.
The inspector at a public inquiry into plans to drill for oil in the Surrey Hills said this afternoon he was not confident the management of traffic to the site would work.
Seven-year-old scheme for Surrey exploratory oil well can’t estimate total lorry movements – inquiry hears
A traffic management consultant, working for Europa Oil and Gas, could not give an estimate for the total number of heavy goods vehicle generated by a proposed exploratory drilling site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Cuadrilla is proposing to use solid acoustic barriers, up to 14m high, to reduce noise from its planned fracking sites in the Fylde area of Lancashire.
The estimated number of truck journeys to Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking sites in Lancashire assumes that less than half the flowback fluid returns to the surface, the company’s technical director said today. Andrew Quarles told an industry conference the volume of fluid that comes back up also affects whether a […]
Balcombe residents who are opposed to fracking were lied to about the impact and the risks, according to a witness giving evidence to the House of Lords yesterday. Phelin McAleer, producer of FrackNation, a film supporting fracking in the US, told the Economic Affairs committee that the beliefs […]