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.
The government is proposing to ban fracking from the surface of England’s best natural and landscape areas. Details here
A parliamentary committee due to discuss government proposals for fracking in the UK’s most prized landscapes has just one member who might see drilling in his constituency.