Lincoln Climate Commission writes letter of objection to the Edgon Resources’ application to drill for and extract oil in Biscathorpe
Fri, 04/30/2021 - 16:04
Lincoln Climate Commission has written a letter of objection to the Edgon Resources’ application to drill for and extract oil from Biscathorpe in the Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Councillors have been sent the below email, along with the open letter published at the end of this article, which details why the Commission is objecting to this application.
Dear County Councillor,
We, the undersigned twenty-five members of the Lincoln Climate Commission, would like to draw your attention to our attached open letter to all Lincolnshire County Councillors, objecting strongly to Edgon Resources’ application to drill for and extract oil from Biscathorpe in the Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The application is incompatible with the vision implied by the Green Master Plan.
Grant Anderson, Head of Space Strategy, Planning & Sustainability, University of Lincoln
The Rt Revd Dr David Court, Bishop of Grimsby, Diocese of Lincoln
Peter Crowther, Education Consultant, previously Head of Science at Bishop Grosseteste University
Drs Clive & Mary Cummins, Independent Environmental Consultants
Nigel Curry, Visiting Professor at the University of Lincoln
Rebecca Forster Sustainability Manager at the University of Lincoln
Alex Foxley-Johnson, Lincoln Climate Commission Communications Subgroup Chair
Edward Hanna FRMetS, Professor of Climate Science and Meteorology, University of Lincoln
Richard Jones, Managing Director, Amelio Solar Energy
Steve Kemp, Executive Director, OpenPlan
Fen Kipley, 13 Green UK
Dr Andrew Kythreotis, Senior Lecturer, School of Geography, Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health - College of Science, University of Lincoln
Prof Mark Macklin, Distinguished Professor of River Systems and Global Change and Founding Director for the Lincoln Centre of Water and Planetary Health (LCWPH), University of Lincoln.
Christopher A Pugh, student at University of Lincoln, Co-Chair for the Lincoln Climate Commission Research Sub-Group
Meryl Shirley B.A., PGDipSW, MBA
Geoff Stratford, founder member of Lincoln Climate Commission
Richard Tibenham MCIBSE LCC LCEA, for Greenlite Building Physics
Anna Tsartsari, Director BE Design
Steff Wright, CEO Gusto Group
View the full application here: Biscathorpe application planning website