Red Alert - NPPF consultation

Please respond by May 10th 


Currently, the National Planning Policy Framework says

"When determining planning applications, local planning authorities should: give great weight to be benefits of mineral extraction, including to the economy.”


The Government wants to change this to

“Minerals planning authorities should: recognise the benefits of on-shore oil and gas development, including unconventional hydrocarbons, for the security of energy supplies and supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy; and put in place policies to facilitate their exploration and extraction;”


More details at


Frack Free Ryedale have an excellent piece of work to help you.

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