County council gives go-ahead to Notts shale gas exploration proposal

An energy firm has been given the go-ahead to drill up to two exploratory hydrocarbon wells at a site in the East Midlands after planners found that the site-specific benefits of the proposal outweighed its 'temporary significant effect' on a nearby Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Gas: go-ahead for exploratory drilling in Notts
Gas: go-ahead for exploratory drilling in Notts

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