Coastal Oil and Gas has submitted planning applications to drill three test bores at Shepherdswell, Guston and Tilmanstone. The company wants to investigate the potential for extracting shale gas and coal bed methane. The applications will go to Kent County Council for approval, they represent a major environmental threat to East Kent.
Public consultation is open until 15th November 2013.
There is much that you can do to support the campaign of East Kent Against Fracking by signing petitions, writing letters and attending public meetings.
Visit the EKAF blog to find out more.
See also the response to KCC from the ENVIRONMENT AGENCY on October 14th to the application at Shepherdswell.