Tagged: EIA

Calling Planet Lawson

Calling Planet Lawson

Hello? Is there anybody there? What’s it like in your parallel universe Nigel? We read in Hansard that arch climate shale denier and shale gas supporter Lord Lawson of Blaby said “We have now had a reply from DECC, which is the most complacent reply I have ever seen from...

Why Cuadrilla really stopped work in Lancashire 2 months ago

Why Cuadrilla really stopped work in Lancashire 2 months ago

Two months ago we posed the question of why Cuadrilla were claiming to be voluntarily delaying their drilling at Anna’s Road Now, they had been waiting rather impatiently for nearly 2 years for the unofficial ban on fracking to be lifted. They messed up their drilling at Anna’s road and...

So why have Cuadrilla suddenly decided on doing EIAs?

So why have Cuadrilla suddenly decided on doing EIAs?

Cuadrilla have not been noted for their commitment to Environmental Impact Assessments. They have built fracking wells with pads that are marginally smaller than the size which would have required mandatory EIAs’ and, as we reported here, https://www.refracktion.com/index.php/cuadrillas-scoping-document-for-an-eia/ , they have applied, in their EIA scoping documents submitted to LCC,...

Cuadrilla will not drill at Anna’s road until 2014

Cuadrilla will not drill at Anna’s road until 2014

Reported in the LEP last night: http://www.lep.co.uk/news/business/fracking-plans-put-on-hold-for-new-report-1-5491568 The company behind Lancashire’s controversial ‘fracking’ industry has put its exploration plans on hold until next year. Cuadrilla Resources has revealed it will not carry out hydraulic fracturing at the site at Anna’s Road, near Lytham, until 2014 as it puts together an...