September 2015

Nottinghamshire County Council will be approving a Minerals Plan for consultation in November. But so far they have refused to include a policy which protects us from the specific problems of fracking. Their current policy does not recognise: that hydraulic fracturing could compromise the sherwood sandstone aquifer which runs down the centre of Nottinghamshire,[…]

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Frack Free Notts is urging everyone who treasures Sherwood Forest and the legend of Robin Hood to be heard by making strong responses to a Government consultation on future drilling for oil and gas extraction. Sherwood Forest has been earmarked by the Government as one area where fracking for shale[…]

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Below are three actions you need to take right now (or two if you live in Nottingham City) Respond to the Government consultation on Habitat Regulation Assessments The government wants to allow drilling, including fracking, everywhere except within the boundary of a small area of protected ancient woodland around the Major Oak[…]

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