What’s happening this week? 21-27 August 2017

By Ruth Hayhurst In this week’s listings: Closing date for comments on applications for environmental permits at three sites; Rallies at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool; INEOS Upstream at the Bright Blue Energy and Climate Change Forum Gathering on the Green, Lytham, Lancashire; The

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Council bans pedestrians from fracking site verges until 2019 after spending £59k on security guards

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 11, 2017    https://drillordrop.com/2017/08/11/council-bans-pedestrians-from-fracking-site-verges-until-2019-after-spending-59k-on-security-guards/#more-49695 Pedestrians have been barred from using the grass verges beside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than a year and a half. Lancashire County Council said this afternoon it had issued two temporary regulation orders for

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Cuadrilla announces doubling of spending in Lancashire

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 11, 2017    https://drillordrop.com/2017/08/11/cuadrilla-announces-doubling-of-spending-in-lancashire/#more-49716 The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said today it had doubled the amount of money it had spent in Lancashire in the second quarter of the year. The company today released the latest figures of what it called its

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