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Cuadrilla’s Permit Application for Roseacre Wood

Cuadrilla have applied to the Environmental Agency for permits associated with the exploratory drilling and fracturing at Roseacre Wood. They need these permits to proceed if they manage to get planning permission.

The EA are seeking comments on the permit application,with the consultation period from now until 22nd July.

To view the application (which also contains much of the documentation submitted to Lancashire County Council as part of the planning application) and to input your comments/objections use the link below.

Link to Environment Agency Consultation page

This link will also provide access to the equivalent for Preston New Road consultation which closes on the 9th July.

Don’t forget the EA are running a drop in session at Elswick village hall on Thursday 3rd July from 2:00 pm til 7:00 pm

Confirmation of Roseacre Wood exploration site planning application submission

Cuadrilla Resources

Cuadrilla has submitted a planning application to Lancashire County Council (LCC) for its proposed Roseacre Wood shale gas exploration site. The proposal covers the works required to drill, hydraulically fracture and test the flow of gas from up to four exploration wells on the site.

A detailed Environmental Statement (ES), resulting from the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) produced by consultants at Arup has been submitted with the planning application. Both the ES and the application will be available to the public once validated by the council, which is expected to be within two weeks. Following this LCC will launch a formal consultation process in order to allow the public to comment. We anticipate that the application to LCC will be decided within a 16 week determination period which will start on the validation date.

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