Fracking approved in North Yorkshire village

Fracking approved in North Yorkshire village
 

A UK firm has applied for permission under the Government's new fast-tracking scheme to explore for shale gas around the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton, provoking angry protests from environmental campaigners and locals with concerns over the controversial technique.
Work on the site moved a step closer after a report by North Yorkshire County Council recommended permission is granted for testing on deposits first identified in the area by Third Energy in 2013.
The report admitted that many of the 4,000 representations it had received in consultation were in objection to the... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional West, Views: 39
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