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12/17/2018 Member News
National Trust drops legal opposition to seismic shale surveys at Clumber Park

National Trust drops legal opposition to seismic shale surveys at Clumber Park

Press Association 2018

The National Trust has withdrawn its legal opposition to seismic surveying by Ineos at Clumber Park, but has vowed to fight to protect the site from fracking.

Energy firm Ineos won the right earlier this year to pursue a High Court action to gain access to the Grade I-registered landscape in Nottinghamshire for surveying, as part of efforts to assess the area for shale gas.

The National Trust said it has taken the decision, after “extensive legal efforts and carefully considering all the evidence available”, not to legally oppose the seismic surveys.

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https://www.sthelensstar.co.uk/news/national/17303897.national-trust-drops-legal-opposition-to-seismic-shale-surveys-at-clumber-park/