Monthly Archives: December 2015

Surrey County Council signs up to climate initiative, thanks to Green-led Motion

Surrey County Council will sign up to the Local Government Association’s ‘Climate Local’ initiative [1], and will write to the Borough and District Councils within Surrey encouraging them to do likewise, following a successful motion presented by Green County Councillor Jonathan Essex [2]. Speaking in favour of the Motion, Cllr Essex said, “Investment and action […]

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Oil drilling at Horse Hill one stop closer

Oil company Horse Hill Developments Ltd (HHDL) has been issued with the mining waste variation permit that they applied for in May.  This enables them to carry out ‘flow testing’ to assess to the potential flow of oil from different layers underground. The company is planning to test both the Portland sandstone, which can yield conventional oil, […]

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