INEOS TAKEOVER THREATENS TO REVIVE RYEDALE GAS PROCESSING PLANT PLANS

Fracking company INEOS's recent takeover of a rival energy company, Moorland Energy, has revived concerns that the company may be planning to build a gas processing plant near Thornton le Dale. Planning permission for this plant was approved in 2010 by the then Secretary of State for Communities, Eric Pickles, after the application was rejected by the NYCC. INEOS took control … [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...]

EBBERSTON OBJECTION AND HYDRO-GEOLOGIST REPORT

Frack Free North Yorkshire and Frack Free Ryedale have now completed their objections to Third Energy and Moorland Energy's proposed radioactive waste water Injection well at Ebberston Moor South and have now presented their objection to the North York Moors National Park Authority and the North Yorkshire County Council on 24th October. We have also commissioned an … [Read more...]