Energy Firm To Submit Fracking Application

Lancashire County Council is to receive an application for fracking work at the Fylde coast, energy company Cuadrilla has announced.

The company say that the application, which will be submitted by the end of the month, will seek permission to drill, hydraulically fracture and test gas flow at up to four exploration wells at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton.

The company say that a detailed environmental impact statement has also been prepared as part of its application.

Previous sites set up by the energy company have seen protest camps over fears surrounding fracking.


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