RTPI criticises 'creep' of permitted development rights in shale gas warning

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has slammed government proposals to extend permitted development (PD) rights to shale gas exploration, warning about the 'creep' of such relaxed PD rules to ease planning controls.

by Colin Marrs
A shale gas fracking rig in the US
A shale gas fracking rig in the US

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