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Saturday, 02 March 2019 16:52

Portside North Fracking Inquiry

Jackie Copley, Planning Manager for CPRE Lancashire was commissioned by Frack Free Ellesmere Port and Upton, the Rule 6 Party, to represent opposition to a shale exploration application.  The proposal site is situated on Portside North in Ellesmere Port.  Although an urban location, it was considered as a matter in-directly relevant to CPRE in that should the use was allowed, the employment use would be displaced elsewhere and probably require greenfields in countryside to be allocated instead. 

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Tuesday, 10 November 2015 14:24

CPRE Lancashire’s experience with shale gas

Branch produces short summary document

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Shale gas extraction rig Shale gas extraction rig Photo: © Brian Jones

The oil and gas exploration and production company Cuadrilla1 has now appealed to the Planning Inspectorate against all four decisions by Lancashire Country Council. 

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