The public inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey closed this morning with final arguments.
Oil exploration plans on the Isle of Wight would “make the best use” of mineral resources in the transition to a low carbon future, the company behind the proposals has said. But local campaigners have disputed the arguments and said they should be rejected.
The public inquiry into plans by UKOG to explore for gas in Surrey heard today that felling in a key area of woodland is to begin within weeks, contradicting evidence from the company.
A proposed gas exploration site near the Surrey village of Dunsfold could be there for years, even though the planning application is for 36 months, a public inquiry has heard.
An inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey heard today that the best place to drill would be from a new sustainable garden village planned for Dunsfold Aerodrome.
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Work has paused on UKOG’s Turkish well after the drilling assembly became stuck.
The route to a proposed gas exploration site in Surrey is unsuitable for the large lorries needed to deliver equipment, a public inquiry heard today.
Proposals to explore for gas near a Surrey village would harm the beauty, tranquillity and openness of the surrounding landscape, an inquiry heard this afternoon.
Surrey County Council exaggerated the value of the landscape around a proposed site for gas exploration, the company behind the scheme has claimed.