Latest News: 6th February, 2015
The Environment Agency has today announced that it has granted Cuadrilla all of the environmental permits required to carry out operations safely at its proposed shale gas exploration site at Roseacre Wood.
Francis Egan, CEO of Cuadrilla, responding to today’s announcement, said:
“We are pleased that the Environment Agency has granted our permits for our proposed exploration site at Roseacre Wood which follows the approval for permits at our other proposed site at Preston New Road.
“Following such a rigorous review and public consultation of all of our permit applications by the regulator, this unequivocally demonstrates that, as we have committed, our proposed exploratory operations will be carried out responsibly ensuring the local environment is protected.”