Drill or Drop?
By RUTH HAYHURST
MARCH 12, 2017
A community group and a campaigner taken on the Communities Secretary in the High Court over permission for fracking at Preston New Road, Lancashire
Final day for comments on the minerals plan for West Sussex and the South Downs National Park
Parliamentary meeting on the case for shale gas
Plus training, film screening, meetings and information events.
Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Events listing for the rest of March and beyond here
Monday 13 March 2017
Closing date for comments in final consultation on West Sussex and South Downs National Park joint minerals and waste plan. Details and links
Expected publication of recommendation of planning officers on IGas application for a shale gas well at Tinker Lane, north Nottinghamshire. Link to council website
Tuesday 14 March 2017
All Party Parliamentary Group on unconventional oil and gas meeting The Case for Shale Gas, with Gareth Redmond-King, WWF-UK and Ken Cronin, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, 10am-11am, Houses of Parliament (by invitation)
Wednesday 15 March 2017
First day of two statutory challenges by Preston New Road Action Group and Gayzer Frackman against the Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, to grant planning permission to Cuadrilla to drill, frack and test up to four shale gas wells at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire. 9.30am, the High Court, Manchester Civil Justice Centre, 1 Bridge Street, Manchester M60 9DJ....
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