A residents’ group opposed to Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at a site in the Fylde area of Lancashire released the opinion of a specialist barrister this afternoon.It contradicts legal advice given to Lancashire County Councillors last week that in the event of an appeal against refusal there would be a high risk of costs.The group said it had released the opinion because the council would not let it address the committee considering the application or submit a written document.See report
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Fracking application for Roseacre in Lancashire rejected
Thursday, June 25, 2015 – 17:25
The oil and gas industry has claimed repeatedly that fracking is safe, alleging there’s never been a single case of groundwater contamination from fracking
People who live near fracking wells report a very different picture from devastating health impacts to contaminated drinking water and air pollution.
The committee that meets on Tuesday will include three stand-ins and two new members. Less than half the Councillors expected to attend were part of the committee that last considered the fracking applications six months ago.
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