Green MEP’s response to the consultation on Angus/Cuadrilla’s environmental permit application for Balcombe

The Environment Agency (EA) is seeking comments on the application from Cuadrilla Balcombe Limited (the site will be operated by Angus Energy) for an environmental permit that will enable them to flow test at Lower Stumble in order to appraise the well for the production of oil.

Keith Taylor, the Green Party MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, has submitted an official response to the consultation, which closes today.

You can find the response here and below:


To have your say on the consultation, details below, please click here.

Permit Number: EPR/AB3307XD/V005
Regulated facility type: 1.2 Part A (1) e) (A) 2017 – Storage and handling of crude oil
Regulated facility location: Lower Stumble Hydrocarbon Exploration Site, Off London Road, Balcombe, West Sussex. RH17 6JH