Anti-fracking campaigners to protest outside County Hall

Nottinghamshire County councillors will decide if they will approve the country's first planning application of exploratory drilling for shale gas later today.

Island Gas want to drill two wells close to Misson in Bassetlaw.

Anti-fracking campaigners from across the region are set to demonstrate outside the County Hall this morning to appeal directly to Nottinghamshire county councillors to defy county planners and reject IGas Energy's application to explore for shale gas at Misson Springs, despite the Planning Officer's recommendation to give the plans the go-ahead.

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