KM8 – HOW TO OBJECT – Time frame extended please object today

Our friends at Frack Free Ryedale have put together a fantastic & easy to follow guidance sheet explaining how concerned members of the public can object to Third Energy's KM8 planning application; Third Energy have applied to frack their existing KM8 well at the company’s Kirby Misperton well-site. You can view the application documents on the NYCC Online Planning … [Read more...]

DEFRA fracking report reveals the truths that the government tried to hide

 A fracking report the Government tried to keep secret reveals the true damage that fracking could do to rural economies.  An internal Defra report on the effects of fracking on the rural economy was published last year, but was so heavily redacted that it was utterly meaningless. The full, unredacted version has finally came out - and it’s explosive … [Read more...]

Bad news for North Yorkshire as the UK government leases more land to the fracking industry

The UK government has this week announced the results of the 14th onshore PEDL licensing round. The latest announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC ) confirms that large areas of North Yorkshire and beyond have been sold off to the UK fracking industry. This move is likely to further anger residents of North Yorkshire, 86% of whom are against … [Read more...]

Large areas of Yorkshire sold off for ‘Fracking’ in DECC’s latest licensing round

The UK government has today announced the first results of the 14th onshore PEDL licensing round. The latest announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC ) confirms that large areas of North Yorkshire and beyond have been sold off to the UK fracking industry. This move is likely to further anger residents of North Yorkshire 79% of whom are against … [Read more...]

THIRD ENERGY TO APPLY FOR PERMISSION TO START FRACKING AT KIRBY MISPERTON

Third Energy have announced that they will be applying for permission to frack at their existing KM8 well-site at Kirby Misperton. According to Third Energy, the first consultation will identify areas of potential environmental impact for the Environmental Risk Assessment for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). This will be followed by wider public … [Read more...]

What is happening in Ryedale?

What’s happening in Ryedale? A 3D seismic survey was carried out in Ryedale by a company called TESLA, who were conducting the survey on behalf of a energy company called Third Energy. The survey began at the beginning of June and lasted about two months. The work was carried out in the areas of Nunnington, Stonegrave, Brawby, Swinton, Hovingham, Slingsby, Terrington and … [Read more...]