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Consultation begins on planning application for shale gas exploration at land between Blyth and Barnby Moor

Nottinghamshire County Council has received a planning application from Dart Energy (East England) Ltd to carry out shale gas exploration at Tinker Lane, land off the A634 between Blyth and Barnby Moor in North Nottinghamshire.

The planning application can be viewed online.

No hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – is proposed as part of the application.

The County Council is now carrying out a consultation on the application from now until 8 July.

More information about the shale gas development process is available online.