Cuadrilla to fight on after Lancs fracking blow

ENERGY firm Cuadrilla has pledged to battle on its bid to frack for shale gas at two sites in Lancashire.

This follows a recommendation by Lancashire County Council’s planning inspector that Cuadrilla’s plan to drill and frack at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood be rejected by the authority’s planning committee next week due to concerns about noise and traffic.

Fracking at both sites, on agricultural land, would lead to “unacceptable” levels of noise pollution f... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...