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Government consults on new permitted development right for non-hydraulic shale gas exploration in England

Published on: 20 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Government consults on new permitted development right for non-hydraulic shale gas exploration in England
  • What is the background to the consultation?
  • What are the key provisions of the consultation?
  • Scope of proposed permitted development rights
  • Conditions and restrictions including prior approval
  • Time limit on permitted development right
  • Other matters
  • Our verdict

Article summary

Planning analysis: The government has launched a consultation on the introduction and scope of a new permitted development right which would permit shale gas exploration and the taking of core samples for testing purposes through non-hydraulic fracturing operations. The new permitted development right would not apply to the appraisal and production operations of shale gas extraction. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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