Fracking approved in North Yorkshire village



Fracking on fields near the North York Moors National Park has been given the green light for approval by a crucial report despite fierce opposition.
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... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional East, Views: 30
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