community action to reduce energy use
Coastal Oil and Gas Ltd, based in Mid Glamorgan, wants permission to drill an exploratory borehole at Woodnesborough in Kent to test coal and shale for gas. The company said it mainly wanted to extract methane from coal, but did not rule out shale extraction in future.
Fracking is the process of using high powered jets of liquid containing chemicals to break up…Continue
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The draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is set to overturn at a stroke 1,000 pages of planning law and 6,000 pages of planning guidance built up since 1947.
The NPPF came up for discussion with Greg Clark MP on the 16th and at the AGM of CPRE Tunbridge Wells on the 20th. The presumption in favour of sustainable development (para. 13) came up for widespread criticism and Greg pledged to define "sustainable" in the final draft.
The bigger question is: "How can a…Continue
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If you would like to pick free organic apples from a tree in Pembury phone 01892 822 964 or mobile 07718631912.
If you, or anyone you know, has a surplus of apples (preferably eating but cooking apples will be very acceptable) and would like to donate them to Pepenbury, please contact Mike Giles on 07973 379876 from the middle of September onwards. http://www.pepenbury.info/index.html
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Defra is running an on-line Questionnaire on Sustainable Development Indicators. This is open from 1-9th September 2011, as part of the Government's review to ‘streamline’ the existing 68 Sustainable Development Indicators.
Have your say by filling in the Questionnaire here:
http://sd.defra.gov.uk/progress/national/indicators-survey/ by Friday 9 September…
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Post your comments here to ensure the future of our planet and all who live on it is not jeopardised by the introduction of voluntary codes rather than legislation.
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