Councillors unite to oppose government proposals to 'fast-track' shale gas exploration



A motion put forward to Nottinghamshire County Council has been passed declaring opposition to a Government consultation on proposals to fast-track a decision on shale gas development.
The ‘Permitted Development for Shale Gas Exploration’ document seeks views on whether drilling exploration for shale gas should be granted planning permission through a permitted development right.
Any permitted development right would mean that oil firms will be able to apply for the work without the need to apply for planning permission – which is issued at council level.
A motion, which was put forward... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Regional East, Views: 26
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