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 […]
More than 10,000 people have booked to see a play at Chichester Festival Theatre about reactions to fracking plans in a fictional village. All 33 performances of the new work by Alistair Beaton have sold out more than three months before it opens.
North Yorkshire County Council has confirmed it is investigating whether personal data was used without permission in objections to Third Energy’s application to frack near a Ryedale village.