fracking

Council urges residents to have say on Government’s fracking proposal

Published on August 24, 2018 at 4:34 pm

Residents are being urged to take part in Government consultation on plans to allow exploratory fracking to go ahead without planning permission.

The proposals would designate exploratory drilling for shale gas as a new form of permitted development. This means that planning consent would not be required, taking the decision out of the hands of local authorities.

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