FoES submissions to DPEA in Letham Moss Coalbed Methane Planning Inquiry
Friends of the Earth Scotland's submissions to the Department of Planning and Environmental Appeals in Planning Permission Appeal PPA-240-2032 regarding Dart Energy's application for commercial coalbed methane extraction at Letham Moss, Falkirk. The Inquiry Statement outlines our opposition to the development on the grounds of climate change and public health
The Hearing Statement outlines the inadequacy of the regulatory framework.
Written submissions will respond to the suposed benefits of the proposal.
Professor Christopher Hilson's precognitions discuss the regulatory framework and the duty on local authorities to consider climate change.
Dr John Broderick's precognition discusses the climate change implications of going after a new source of fossil fuel.
Closing submissions summaries positions on key points and note where we support the position of other objectors.