A council which opposed drilling for gas near a Surrey village has taken the first step to fight ministerial approval of the scheme.
UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has announced it will not appeal against the refusal of planning permission for exploration near the village of Arreton on the Isle of Wight.
Opponents of controversial gas drilling plans near the Surrey village of Dunsfold say they will put their toes on the line to show that large lorries will be forced to break the law when visiting the proposed site.
Campaigners who fought Cuadrilla’s fracking plans near Blackpool for nearly five years are now questioning the company’s motives for another site a mile away.
Ineos is proposing six weeks of road closures around its shale gas exploration site near the village of Harthill in south Yorkshire, a new document has revealed.
Residents in a south Yorkshire village are raising money to oppose shale gas exploration proposals by Ineos, largely owned by the UK’s richest man, the billionaire Jim Ratcliffe.
Woodsetts residents cheered outside Rotherham Town Hall this lunchtime after the council’s second vote against Ineos shale gas plans for their village.
The community group, Harthill Against Fracking, is making a presentation this morning to the inquiry about its opposition to plans by INEOS Upstream to drill a shale gas well at Common Road in their South Yorkshire village.
INEOS plans to explore for shale gas in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts are disproportionate, intrusive and in the wrong place, according to the parish council.
“Burning throat, nausea, headaches: the effect on my family from a smell at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site”
As Third Energy prepares to frack a well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire, a villager describes what happened last week when her family was affected by a smell from the site. DrillOrDrop asked Third Energy about the incident. You can read it’s statement at the end of […]