Councillors in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, have rejected proposals to employ a specialist to represent them at a hearing that will decide the area’s fracking policy for the next 20 years.
Members of the Scottish Parliament have backed an indefinite moratorium on fracking and unconventional oil and gas.
Councillors in Surrey approved plans this afternoon for another two wells at the Horse Hill oil exploration site near Gatwick Airport.
The first two shale gas exploration sites in Nottinghamshire got final approval this morning.
Councillors in Gloucestershire have supported a motion repeating their opposition to fracking in the county. They also condemned individual payments to people in fracking areas and calling for a review of Government policy on the issue.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world. InfraStrata puts Swanage gas drilling plans on hold SW Energy gives up Forest of Dean and Wiltshire gas exploration licences Nottinghamshire planners recommend approval of […]
People living near a proposed oil production site in the South Downs National Park voted almost unanimously last night against the scheme.