UK Biggest Ever Fracking Application landing on Lancashire.
Lancashire County Council announced it has launched the public consultation on the extra information submitted by Cuadrilla for its two planning applications for shale gas development in the Fylde. The consultation begins today and will run for four weeks until Friday 17th April.
Details (including new Cuadrilla submissions) via Drill or Drop: http://drillordrop.com/2015/03/20/public-consultation-begins-on-cuadrillas-revised-lancashire-fracking-plans/
Lancashire is threatened by the UK’s largest fracking tests to date. Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources has submitted TWO planning applications to drill and frack on the Fylde Peninsula, Lancashire. Community opposition has been and continues to be enormous.
Roseacre Wood site: http://new.lancashire.gov.uk/council/planning/have-your-say-about-a-planning-application/ App Number: (LCC/2014/0101 & 0102)
More site info: http://frack-off.org.uk/sites/land-at-roseacre-wood/
Preston New Road: http://new.lancashire.gov.uk/council/planning/have-your-say-about-a-planning-application/ App Number: (LCC/2014/0096 & 0097)
More site info: http://frack-off.org.uk/sites/land-north-of-preston-new-road/
The application is massive – thousands of pages – and outlines the company’s plans to:
* Use 9 million gallons of water per well
* Produce 5.6 million gallons of radioactive waste
* Supply sites via 20,000 truck movements
* Use 7% of entire region’s spare water capacity – with EACH well
Frack Free Lancashire: http://frackfreelancashire.org.uk/
All UK applications and licences: http://frack-off.org.uk/extreme-energy-fullscreen/
See all UK community groups here: http://frack-off.org.uk/local-group-specific-pages/
New UK fracking licensing threat: http://frack-off.org.uk/frackers-close-to-getting-their-hands-on-60-of-uk/