The new Conservative MP for the Rother Valley in south Yorkshire is calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to include drilling for shale gas.
Decisions on shale gas schemes at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and Woodsetts in South Yorkshire will be issued within the next three months, the Planning Inspectorate has announced.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the possible action on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2020.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
The shale gas company, Ineos, has installed new protest injunction notices at its proposed exploration site at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
Ineos plans to drill for shale gas in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts are to be decided by the local government secretary, James Brokenshire.
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals continues to hear about planning issues today..
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals is expected to hear from planning witnesses and members of the public today.
The inquiry into Ineos drilling plans goes into its second week this morning with evidence expected on noise and a proposed acoustic barrier.
The third day of the inquiry into Ineos drilling plans is due to hear from company executive, Tom Pickering, and its health witness, Andrew Buroni.