idlevalley

The Nottinghamshire County Council Planning Officer, Oliver Meek, has recommended that the Planning Committee approve IGas Energy’s application to explore for shale gas at Misson Springs. This recommendation comes despite thousands of written objections from local residents, as well as objections from Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, RSPB, CPRE Nottinghamshire, Notts Ramblers, Misson Parish Council,[…]

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tinker-artists-impression

From Frack Free Tinker Lane At an open public meeting of Bassetlaw District Councils (BDC) Planning Committee, in a decisive vote of 8 to 1 (1 abstention) the Committee decided to object to a planning application for an exploratory borehole near Barnby Moor. BDC are consultees to Nottinghamshire County Council[…]

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tinker-artists-impression

The Tinker Lane application for shale gas exploration is now LIVE and comments are open until Friday 8th July 2016. Frack Free Notts have put together an objection page here: http://frackfreenotts.org.uk/take-action/object-tinker-lane-exploratory/ Please share this link with everyone you know. Let’s get thousands of objections Please consider donating to Frack Free[…]

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4th June Sutton

This Saturday, 4 June 2016, come along and hear what is happening with the new shale gas exploration site in Notts, named Tinker Lane. Dart Energy (IGas) have lodged a planning application with Notts County Council which is being validated this week. It’s essential therefore that we get thousands of[…]

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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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