The MP for an area with two potential shale gas sites is expected to call in parliament for a permanent ban on fracking in his constituency.
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals continues to hear about planning issues today..
The inquiry into Ineos drilling plans goes into its second week this morning with evidence expected on noise and a proposed acoustic barrier.
This post has live news updates from the opening of the public inquiry into Ineos Upstream’s shale gas plans in the South Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
The South Yorkshire MP, Sir Kevin Barron, has joined a residents’ campaign against Ineos plans to explore for shale gas in the village of Woodsetts.
New proposals by Ineos have emerged for a 3m high noise barrier running for more than 100m alongside its site earmarked for shale gas exploration in the south Yorkshire green belt.
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.
Rotherham council will not fight Ineos shale gas plans at Woodsetts on highway safety.
Planners are recommending Rotherham council withdraws its objection to Ineos’s shale gas site at Woodsetts on highways grounds.
Ineos Upstream has appealed over the refusal of permission to drill for shale gas at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.