Underground gas storage facility gets planning permission

Energy minister Lord Bourne has given planning consent to a underground gas storage facility in Lancashire despite widespread local opposition

The site of the potential development at Preesall, Lancashire (photograph: Halite Energy Group)A controversial underground gas storage facility in Lancashire has been approved after 12 years in the planning system.

If completed, the project will act as a demand-response gas facility on the east side of the Wyre Estuary at Preesall in Lancashire.

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