Residents and experts have accused a shale gas company of not giving enough detail about how it would assess the impact of fracking on protected wildlife nearby.
The Environment Agency has said it is considering granting a permit for oil exploration at the Bury Hill Wood site, near Leith Hill in Surrey. But before reaching a final decision, the organisation says it wants to consult the public.
The first INEOS shale gas site to come before a council planning meeting has been recommended for refusal.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s proposals to test its oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex have appealed to councillors to refuse planning permission when they meet tomorrow.
In a last attempt to stop fracking at Kirby Misperton, Friends of the Earth has asked North Yorkshire Police to investigate whether bats will be at risk from Third Energy’s planned operation.
Multiple oil exploration sites across the Sussex Weald threaten the region’s ancient woodland, a wildlife organisation has warned.
People can now comment on new details of plans to produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park.
Councillors in Nottinghamshire resume their discussion at 10.30am of an application by IGas to drill two shale gas wells at Springs Road, Misson, in Bassetlaw. The decision was deferred on 5 October to allow the county council to take legal advice on a covenant on a neighbouring nature […]
Councillors in Nottinghamshire resume discussions in the morning (15/11/2016) on an IGas plan to drill two shale gas wells at Misson in Bassetlaw.
IGas cleared the first hurdle to fracking in north Nottinghamshire this morning with the approval of its application for groundwater monitoring at a site earmarked for shale gas extraction.