Landmark fracking inquiries for Rotherham and outskirts of Sheffield to begin preliminary hearings within weeks

Lawyers for petrochemical firm Ineos are preparing for two landmark public inquiries as the company looks to kick-start shale gas exploration work in the south of the region as soon as possible. Chris Burn reports. Two flagship planning inquiries to fast-track plans for fracking in the south of the region are to start preliminary hearings within weeks.

Petrochemicals giant Ineos is understood to be the first company involved in the shale gas industry to be granted the right to bypass local councils ruling on planning applications for fracking exploration work in favour of a Government inspector determining the cases.

Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/landmark-fracking-inquiries-for-rotherham-and-outskirts-of-sheffield-to-begin-preliminary-hearings-within-weeks-1-8993785

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