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Second set of fracking plans pass first environmental test

In the latest step in potential fracking in the borough, planners at Rotherham Council have ruled that a second proposed test drilling operation on a Greenbelt site by INEOS, “would not be likely to have significant effects on the environment” … Continue reading

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Special council meeting will discuss fracking after more than 1,000 objections

FRACKING protesters have filed more than 1,000 objections against proposals to drill for gas under Harthill. Ineos Shale is about halfway through a regional seismic survey examining the underground geology of 250km sq. The chemical giant has applied for permission … Continue reading

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Fracking firm looking at drilling in second Rotherham village

THE fracking firm hoping to drill in Harthill has announced plans to look for shale gas in Woodsetts too. Ineos said a site south of Dinnington Road in the village had been highlighted as having potential for drilling. Preparatory surveys … Continue reading

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Plans submitted for fracking test well

FRACKING firm Ineos has submitted a planning application for an exploratory test well at Harthill. Shale operations director Tom Pickering said: “This well is an another important step in helping us understand the local geology. Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,plans-submitted-for-fracking-test-well_22918.htm News: Testing … Continue reading

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Firm to carry out fracking probe

A multinational chemicals giant controlled by a British billionaire is widening its scope for fracking in the region after it revealed it was to carry out large-scale testing on vast swathes of the countryside. Rotherham Council has received formal notification … Continue reading

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INEOS steps up search for shale in Rotherham

Planners at Rotherham Council have ruled that a proposed test drilling operation on a Greenbelt site by INEOS’ oil and gas exploration and production business “would not be likely to have significant effects on the environment” in relation to national … Continue reading

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Public event to be held by fracking firm

A FRACKING firm will hold a public event in Harthill ahead of submitting a planning application to begin drilling. Ineos Shale wants to extract samples of rock to analyse the potential for extracting gas from under land off Common Road. … Continue reading

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