Lancashire Luddites Block Shale Revolution

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Lancashire County Council have refused planning permission for the fracking site at Little Plumpton:

The refusal means that all applications for shale extraction have been refused in the county. More to follow…

UPDATE: The council rejected the application after considering legal advice submitted by Friends of the Earth that assured them a decision to refuse planning permission would be “a reasonable one to take and capable of being defended on appeal“.

People who will be celebrating: Friends of the Earth, the Green Party, Saudi Arabia…


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