INEOS

We’ve been able to see some of INEOS’s arguments for wanting to frack the East Midlands: INEOS SAY “Even with decarbonisation we will need gas for some time (e.g. for domestic central heating). Better to get it from more environmentally and socially responsible sources in the UK than from Russia and Qatar”[…]

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idlevalley

As mentioned in the previous news article, IGas have submitted information in response to a Regulation 22 request by Notts County Council. Frack Free Notts have now gone through this information have provided some guidance on how to object to this new information. Please OBJECT by Tuesday 17th May 2016

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iGas

IGas has submitted it’s response for more information on the Misson Springs site. There is now a consultation open until 17th May: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planningsearch/plandisp.aspx?AppNo=ES/3379 This means the application could be decided at the July planning committee meeting on the 19th July. Frack Free Notts will soon provide some guidance / pointers on[…]

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tinkerlane

IGas (under the name of Dart Energy) have issued a notice of their imminent planning application to drill for shale gas exploration at Tinker Lane. The site is on the A634 between Barnby Moor and Blyth in Bassetlaw. We can expect a planning application in the few weeks. When this[…]

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county hall demo

There are two sites in Nottinghamshire that are at the front line of the fracking battle. Misson Springs Tinker Lane (Barnby Moor/Blyth) Misson Springs The shale gas exploratory drilling application (Application number ES/3379) was submitted in November 2015 with comments open until December 2015. Early in 2016, Nottinghamshire County Council[…]

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labourlogo

We’ve heard that two Nottinghamshire Labour Party branches have recently unanimously passed motions against fracking. Ruddington & Tollerton branch (in Rushcliffe) and Hucknall branch (in Ashfield) have joined the campaign against fracking, joining Broxtowe Labour Party who passed a motion in 2015. The Hucknall branch motion reads: “This branch recognises[…]

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rig

Link to planning application page This PDF shows a summary of what this is proposed for this application “The boreholes will be drilled and installed in four locations. At each location up to three groundwater monitoring boreholes will be installed – a single deep borehole to target the bedrock Nottingham[…]

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